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telynor

Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings and America's First Imperial Adventure - Julia Flynn Siler

Just getting started with this one, and so far I am hooked. Lots of little tidbits about Hawai;ian culture that I've never seen before. Unification under King Kamehameha I, Captain Cook, the arrival of American missionaries and sadly, western diseases.