FICTION



SNOW MOUNTAIN PASSAGE, a novel

Now in trade paperback from Harvest/Harcourt, Snow Mountain Passage was named one of the Year's Best Novels by… More info…



BIRD OF ANOTHER HEAVEN

Published by Alfred Knopf in 2007, now available in trade paperback from Anchor Books. More info?



CONTINENTAL DRIFT

First published by Knopf, this trade paperback was re-issued in 1996, launching the California Fiction Series from the University of California Press. More info…
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THE LAST PARADISE, a novel

Published in 1998 by the University of Oklahoma Press. More info…
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LOVE LIFE

Alfred Knopf, New York, 1985. McGraw-Hill trade pb, 1987. A novel.
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GIG

The Dial Press, New York, 1969, Creative Arts Book Co. Trade pb, Berkeley, 1988. A novel. More info | Order online




BETWEEN BATTLES

The Dial Press, New York, 1968. A novel. More info…



GASOLINE: The Automotive Adventures of Charlie Bates

Capra Press, Santa Barbara, 1980. Fantastic and satirical stories. More info | Order online



A NATIVE SON OF THE GOLDEN WEST

The Dial Press, New York, 1971. Ballantine, 1972. A novel. More info…





NON FICTION





FAREWELL TO MANZANAR

(with Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston)
Now in a 63rd printing from Bantam Books. “A wonderful, human, feeling book … touching, funny, affectionate, sad, eager, and forgiving. And full of understanding.” - WALLACE STEGNER More info…

WHERE LIGHT TAKES ITS COLOR FROM THE SEA: A California Notebook

With a Foreword by Alan Cheuse, published by Heyday Books, Berkeley, April 2008.
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CALIFORNIANS: Searching for the Golden State

Alfred Knopf, 1982. 10th Anniversary trade pb, Otter B. Books, Santa Cruz, 1992. More info…



THE LITERATURE OF CALIFORNIA, Vol. One

Native American Beginnings to 1945 (co-edited with Jack Hicks, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Al Young), University of California Press, 2000. More info…
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IN THE RING OF FIRE: A Pacific Basin Journey

Mercury House, San Francisco, 1997. More info…



THE MEN IN MY LIFE, and Other More or less True Recollections of Kinship

Creative Arts Book Co., Berkeley, 1987. Trade pb, Graywolf Press, St. Paul, 1994. More info | Order online
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HAWAIIAN SON: The Life and Music of Eddie Kamae

Ai Pohaku Press, Honolulu, Hawai'i.
251 pages, 65 pages of photos, $25.00 Pub date, November 14, 2004. More info…


SURFING: A History of the Ancient Hawaiian Sport

(with Ben R. Finney), Charles Tuttle Co., Rutland, Vt., and Tokyo, 1966. Pomegranate Artbooks 30th Anniversary Edition, Petaluma, California 1996. More info…


OPEN FIELD

(with John R. Brodie), Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1974. Bantam Books, 1975. The personal story of an NFL quarterback.

THREE SONGS FOR MY FATHER

Yes: Capra Chapbook #23, Capra Press, Santa Barbara, 1974. Familial recollections.

ONE CAN THINK ABOUT LIFE AFTER THE FISH IS IN THE CANOE, and Other Coastal Sketches

Capra Back-to-Back Series, #3 (bound in one volume with Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's BEYOND MANZANAR: Views of Asian American Womanhood), Capra Press, Santa Barbara, 1985.


EDITOR

WRITING FROM THE INSIDE

Addison Wesley Co., Reading Mass., and Menlo Park, CA, 1973. An intro to creative writing.

CALIFORNIA HEARTLAND: Writing from the Great Central Valley

(with Gerald Haslam)
Capra Press, Santa Barbara, 1978.

WEST COAST FICTION: Modern Writing from California, Oregon and Washington

Bantam Books, New York, 1979.

THE LITERATURE OF CALIFORNIA

(with Jack Hicks, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Al Young), University of California Press, Berkeley. Volume One, Fall 2000.


FILM WRITING

With Eddie KamaeFAREWELL TO MANZANAR

(with Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and John Korty), two-hour drama, via Universal Studios, produced and directed by John Korty. NBC World Premiere Movie, March 1976.

HAWAIIAN LEGACY SERIES

Cultural documentaries directed by Eddie Kamae.

LI'A: The Legacy of a Hawaiian Man

Premiere, Hawaii International Film Festival, Honolulu, 1988.

LISTEN TO THE FOREST

Premiere H.I.F.F., Honolulu, 1991.

THE HAWAIIAN WAY: The Art and Family Tradition of Slack Key

Premiere, Kennedy Center, Washington D.C., 1993.

WORDS, EARTH AND ALOHA: The Sources of Hawaiian Music

Silver Maile Award, H.I.F.F., Honolulu, 1995.
Now available on DVD. For info and to order, go to www.mountainapplecompany.com.
To hear James D. Houston and Eddie Kamae discuss the origins of this award-winning film, go to www.mountainapplecompany.com/podcasts.

LUTHER MAKEKAU: One Kine Hawaiian Man

Audience Award, Best Documentary, H.I.F.F., Honolulu, 1997.

HAWAIIAN VOICES: Bridging Past to Present

Audience Award, Best Documentary, H.I.F.F., Honolulu, 1998.

THE SONS OF HAWAI'I: A Sound, A Band, A Legend

Premiere, H.I.F.F., Honolulu, 2000.
Now available on DVD. For info and to order, go to www.mountainapplecompany.com.


SOME RECENTLY PUBLISHED SHORT PIECES

CD liner notes, YESTERDAY AND TODAY, Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawai'i

Mountain Apple Co., Honolulu, February 2008.

"Farewell to Manzanar Turns Thirty Five"

CRITICAL MASS, National Book Critics Circle blog, January 27, 2008
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"A Writer's Sense of Place," in WRITERS WORKSHOP IN A BOOK

The Squaw Valley Community of Writers on The Art of Fiction, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2007.

"Where Does History Live?"

in the Rethinking California issue (guest-edited by Forrest Robinson) of RETHINKING HISTORY:  The Journal of Theory and Practice," Vol 11, # 1. Routledge,  Oxford,  March 2007.

"The Chosen One"

from BIRD OF ANOTHER HEAVEN, in THE SANTA MONICA REVIEW, Santa Monica, California,  Spring 2007

"At the Palace Hotel"

from BIRD OF ANOTHER HEAVEN, in WEST, Sunday magazine of the Los Angeles Times, February 25, 2007.

"Native Hawaiians Find Their Voice" 

LOS ANGELES TIMES,  Op. Ed. Page, June 16, 2006. Read article.

"Daily Evangelism" (short story)

Santa Monica Review, Spring 2005

"The Light Takes Its Color from The Sea"

in CALIFORNIA UNCOVERED: Stories for the 21st Century, edited by Chitra Divakaruni, William Justice and James Quay. California Council for Humanities/Heyday Books, Berkeley, Spring 2005.

"A Valley in California"

E-JOURNAL USA: SOCIETY AND VALUES,  Bureau of International Information Programs,  U.S. Dept. of State, Washington D.C., December 2004.

Excerpt from HAWAIIAN SON: The Life and Music of Eddie Kamae,

JUNGLE PLANET, Volume l6:2 of MANOA:  A Pacific Journal of International Writing, University of Hawai'i Press, Winter 2004.THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS:  Tales of Fate and Fortune on the Road, edited by Don George. Lonely Planet Publications, Melbourne, Oakland, London, 2003.


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