4 edition of Mahu found in the catalog.
|Other titles||The material.|
|Statement||translated by Alan Sheridan-Smith.|
|Series||A Calderbook -- CB81|
|LC Classifications||PQ2631I638 M283 1966|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||144 p. --|
|Number of Pages||144|
Buy a cheap copy of Mahu Vice book by Neil S. Plakcy. Months have passed since Honolulu homicide detective Kimo Kanapa’aka walked away from the blaze at Wa’ahila State Park—and from his partner , Kimo and Mike Free shipping over $ Mahu Surfer, the second book in the series, takes place only a few weeks after the end of Mahu, yet was published in , two years after Mahu debuted. Then book three, Mahu Vice, came out two years later in its first edition from Alyson : Neil Plakcy.
Word originating in ancient Hawaii and around Polynesia for a third-gendered person, that is, not male nor female, but both or neither. In pre-contact Hawaii (before white explorers and missionaries brought their homophobia with them), mahus were considered special and assumed respected and traditional roles within the communities. After colonization, it became common for "mahu" to be used. Mahua generally negative Hawaiian term for homosexualsintroduces a unique character to detective fiction. Kimo Kanapa'aka is a handsome, mixed-race surfer living in Honolulu, a police detective confronting his sexual orientation in an atmosphere of macho bravado within the police force. Plakcy is a journalist and book reviewer as well Author: Neil Plakcy.
Jul 8, - This Board contains excerpts from James Mahu's novels and the Collected Works of the WingMakers, as well as related book illustrations. See more ideas about Novels, Books 31 pins. Read "Mahu Mahu Investigations, #1" by Neil S. Plakcy available from Rakuten Kobo. Mahua generally negative Hawaiian term for homosexualsintroduces .
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Neil Plakcy's Books and Stories The Same Page Last year, when I read about gay men being imprisoned and tortured in the former Soviet state of Chechnya, I was horrified and moved, and worried that the world wasn’t paying enough attention to the problem.
In the first book, “Mahu,” we see a closeted Honolulu detective, regretful of his absent love life and fearful of what might happen if the other policemen were to learn his Mahu book. I will drop a bit of a spoiler here—but an unavoidable one—to tell you that the crux of this book, other than the murder itself, is that Kimo has to out himself in order to solve the case/5(43).
Kimo Kanapa’aka, a gay police Mahu book in Honolulu, Hawaii. Book 1. MahuAuthor: Neil S. Plakcy. Mahu The first book in the Mahu series is simply titled Mahu. The story is a personal one for Kimo as he is drawn to a gay bar in the city. It is here where he starts to accept the fact that he is indeed a gay man and tries to get away from the worries that he had with regards to hiding his true self.
Mahu is a great combination of mystery and coming out novel. In the course of an investigation at a gay bar, Kimo, so deep in the closet he can hardly see the door, suddenly finds himself and his sexuality at risk of being exposed.4/5.
James Mahu has 55 books on Goodreads with ratings. James Mahu’s most popular book is Quantusum. In the first book, “Mahu,” we see a closeted Honolulu detective, regretful of his absent love life and fearful of what might happen if the other policemen were to learn his secret.
I will Mahu book a bit of a spoiler here—but an unavoidable one—to tell you that the crux of this book, other than the murder itself, is that Kimo has to out himself in order to solve the case/5(43). My first published novel was Mahu, about a Honolulu homicide detective dragged out of the closet during a tough case.
I put a lot of myself into Kimo Kanapa'aka, the hero, and yet he's very much his own character, and much better than I am. He has had a powerful hold on my imagination for many years. The Mahu series written by Neil Plakcy is comprised of a total of 10 books, which were released between the years and All the books of this series feature the lead character in the role of a gay cop named Kimo Kanapa’aka, who resides and works in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Mahu was the first of the Plakcy series that I read, and it hooked me on getting all the rest, as well as other storylines by the same author. I particularly enjoy the depictions of Hawaii, but also the mystery-lines as I work my way through each story I think to myself that I am reading about actual cases/5(9).
Mahu Blood is the sixth book in the series and finds Kimo in an established relationship with his partner Mike Riccardi. This story focuses on a complex mystery involving different groups that are campaigning for Hawaiian independence/5. Mahu Blood is probably one of my best titles because of the dual meaning.
It’s a murder investigation so of course there’s blood. But this book is also about Hawaiian heritage, and what Kimo his inherited from his Hawaiian ancestors.
The Mahu book series by Neil S. Plakcy includes books Mahu, Mahu Surfer, Mahu Fire: A Hawaiian Mystery, and several more. See the complete Mahu series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Set in a very realistic present day Hawaii, Mahu is a page-turning, very sexy mystery.
But it's more: a moving story of one man's complete life and struggles with 5/5(4). The author, James Mahu, creates a wondrous tapestry in The Ancient Arrow Project. He weaves together fact with fictionalized mythology as the warp and woof of a story that is essential for the next three generations of humanity.
He threads mythological elements of the ACIO and. Fast-paced, intricately plotted, thoroughly enjoyable, Mahu is a sexy, surprisingly moving mystery about discovering oneself as much as catching a killer. Plakcy is a four-time finalist for the Lambda Literary Award.
This is the first in the series. What the critics have said about the Mahu Investigations: "Plakcy keeps the waves of suspense crashing!"/5(2). Māhū ('in the middle') in Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian) and Maohi (Tahitian) cultures are third gender persons with traditional spiritual and social roles within the culture, similar to Tongan fakaleiti and Samoan fa'afafine.
Kāne (men) who have sexual relationships with men are Aikāne. According to present-day māhū kumu hula Kaua'i Iki. Māhū were particularly respected as teachers. With the second book in the series, Mahu Surfer, Plakcy moved to Alyson Books, which continued the series with Mahu Fire and Mahu Vice, and published their own edition of Mahu in After the close of Alyson, MLR Books picked up the series, publishing new.
Mahua generally negative Hawaiian term for homosexualsintroduces a unique character to detective Kanapa'aka is a handsome, mixed-race surfer living in Honolulu, a police detective confronting his sexual orientation in an atmosphere of /5(7). Paul C. Doherty wrote a trilogy of books told by Mahu in a (very frank) first-person narrative, recounting the events of the age of Akhenaten and his part in them and his relationships with other personages of the Amarna period.
An Evil Spirit Out of the West () The Season of the Hyaena () The Year of the Cobra ()Dynasty: 18th Dynasty. Robert Aime Maheu (Octo – August 4, ) was an American businessman and lawyer, who worked for the FBI and CIA, and as the chief executive of Born: Robert Aime Maheu, Octo.Deadly Labors (Mahu Investigations Book 12) by Neil S.
Plakcy out of 5 stars 4. Kindle $ $ 3. 99 $ $ Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Fri, Jan 3. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Mahu: A Mahu Investigation (Mahu Investigations Book 1).Mahu-- a generally negative Hawaiian term for homosexuals -- introduces a unique character to detective fiction.
Kimo Kanapa'aka is a handsome, mixed-race surfer living in Honolulu, a police detective confronting his homosexuality in an atmosphere of macho bravado within the police force.