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Sandra Wagner Wright

Sandra Wagner-Wright holds the doctoral degree in history and taught women’s and global history at the University of Hawai`i. When she’s not researching or writing, Sandra enjoys travel, including trips to India, China, and St. Petersburg, Russia. Sandra particularly likes writing about strong women who make a difference. She lives in Hilo, Hawai`i with her family and writes a weekly blog relating to history, travel, and the idiosyncrasies of life.

For beer and the Bible : one hundred years at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu, 1900-2000
Two Coins: A Biographical Novel

Two Coins: A Biographical Novel

It's 1883, and newspapers are flying off the shelves in Calcutta, Edinburgh and London. Mary Pigot, lady superintendent of the Scottish Female Mission in Calcutta, has been charged by The Reverend William Hastie with mismanagement and immorality, and she's fighting back!

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Rama’s Labyrinth: A Biographical Novel

Rama’s Labyrinth: A Biographical Novel

Rama pushed against a labyrinth of isolating false starts. Engulfed by controversy, without resources, and determined to fight death, Rama built a home for famine victims. Would this be her labyrinth's center or another dead end?

 

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Rama’s Labyrinth (audiobook)

Rama’s Labyrinth (audiobook)

Biographical historical fiction that takes the reader across India during the last decades of the British Raj.

From a girlhood among Hindu shrines to widowhood and Christian conversion, Rama seeks her destiny. Is it only to educate Hindu widows? Or does God have a larger plan in mind?

Rama's Labyrinth traces the life of Pandita Ramabai, a social reformer who rose above personal adversity to rescue and educate famine victims.

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Ships, Furs, and Sandalwood: A Yankee Trader in Hawai’i, 1823-1825

Ships, Furs, and Sandalwood: A Yankee Trader in Hawai’i, 1823-1825

Charles H. Hammatt arrived in Honolulu in 1823 anxious to do business, not to save souls. Young, confident, and ambitious, Hammatt had been entrusted by a mercantile firm in Boston with the delicate task of negotiating trade agreements with Hawaiian royalty to secure sandalwood for the China Trade.

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History of the Macadamia Nut Industry in Hawaii, 1881-1981: From Bush Nut to Gourmet’s Delight
The Structure of the Missionary Call to the Sandwich Islands 1790-1830: Sojourners Among Strangers (Distinguished Dissertations Series)