No Footprints In The Sand : A …

No Footprints In The Sand : A Memoir Of Kalaupapa

When Henry Nalaielua was once recognized with Hansens illness in 1936 and brought from his house and circle of relatives, he started a adventure of exile that led him to Kalaupapathe far flung agreement with the tragic historical past at the Hawaiian island of Molokai. During its century as a digital jail, greater than 8,000 other people had been exiled to Kalaupapa, till the creation of sulfone medication within the 1940s. Today fewer than 30 sufferers stay.This is Henrys storyan unforgettable memoir of the boy who grew to construct a complete and joyous existence at Kalaupapa, and nonetheless calls it house lately. No Footprints within the Sand is considered one of only some memoirs ever shared with the general public through a Kalaupapa affected person. Its intimacy and candor make it, within the phrases of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet W.S. Merwin, an extraordinary and valuable human file. Nalaieluas tale is an inspiring one in spite of exile, bodily demanding situations and the severing of circle of relatives ties, he has confronted lifeas an artist, musician and historianwith braveness, honesty, hope and humor.