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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

"Children of the extinction, press release..." 'Bettejo Dux' (Classic Wednesday)

Bettejo Dux, a resident of Kauai for over forty years, is an
award winning writer, columnist, novelist, peace and environmental
activist who knows, and loves Kauai with a passion that shows up in her work

Above photo of Bettejo a years back playing checkers with her nephew....

Children of the Extinction
Bettejo Dux
Amazon Books

-A controversial story about Kauai in the future. A future gone bad-

Kalaheo, Kauai, Hi. August 1, 2014—This is a mind-gripping narrative about-for-courageous, concerned, and independent women in a struggle for human existence. Children are the future. How they are to be raised in the new Dark Age is the force that drives this epic.

Hawaii has been hit by a triple whammy: pandemic, tsunami, hurricane. Oahu is a lost cause. No power, no transportation, no communication, no food or water. People are dying in droves of hunger, disease, violent mob behavior.

The military brass, therefor, decide to move the center of command to Kauai, which, in their estimation, still has a chance of survival. They secretly depart in a troop transport carrying six hundred men-their wives and children-and a brigade of Stryker tanks.

Narrated by Reilley Hawkins-former journalist- wife of the Second in command- has been devastated by the death of her only son. She tells the story of an attempt to save the children of Kauai from the clutches of a small but powerful religious faction in the military. They see the local children- tattered, lost, homeless orphans- as a future menial labor force.

There exists, however, a secret civilian/military element who envision another future for the children. Who will win this struggle? This story is so compelling you won’t be able to put it down. You’ll feel as if you’ve known these people all your lives, and meet a search and rescue dog who will quickly find a special place in your heart.

Bettejo Dux, a resident of Kauai for over forty years, is an award winning writer, columnist, novelist, peace and environmental activist who knows, and lovesKauai with a passion that shows up in her work.

Book Information:
Title: Children of the Extinction
Format: paper back
Publication date: August 2014
Price; 14.95: Amazon, Talk Story Book Store, Hanapepe, Kauai, or Bettejo Dux, POBox 601, Kalaheo, Kauai (808) 332-9626

Book signing Sunday, August 17th at Birdies Café 3-6PM. Everyone invited.

Listen to Bettejo on TV talking story about her latest Novella;

 Bettejo is having her 84th birthday party and book signing! Everyone reading this is invited!
 Please come to Bettejo's Birthday Book Signing Bash at Birdies-in Kalaheo- This coming Sunday, August 17, 3-6PM. It'll be fun. Birdies is a great place. CHILDREN OF THE EXTINCTION is a good read. Hope to see you there. Bettejo 

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KimoRosen said...

Bettejo, please post directions to Birdies! Aloha

KimoRosen said...

Direction to Birdies if you decide to go to Bettejo's Birthday bash and book signing... This Sunday August 17th 3-6 P.M. Go to metropolitan Kalaheo stop lights
Kauai Cookie/Post Office on right, Community Center on left
Turn left Papalina Rd
At top of road look for signs on the right Birdie's Cafe Kukuiulono Golf Course
Turn right through tall iron gates
Drive until you see club house and parking lot. Park
Climb stair
Say hello to cook
Enter through screens
Welcome Bettejo