August 3, 2007 Kaui Hart Hemmings' first novel, set in Hawaii, recalls that first line of Anna Karenina: that "happy families are all alike, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." In this case, it's a family as wealthy as it is unhappy.
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November 27, 2006 Kaui Hart Hemmings's first novel, The Descendants, will be published by Random House in May. Hemmings grew up in Hawaii and now lives in San Francisco.
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