Kaui Hart Hemmings

How to Party with an Infant

Kaui Hart Hemmings

Talk: How to Party with an Infant

Kaui Hart Hemmings, author of the novel "The Descendants", gives a lecture as part of the Authors@Google series. A native of Hawaii, Kaui was a Wallace Stegner fellow at Stanford and now lives in San Francisco with her daughter and husband. She discusses her current project, a collection of true fiction about parenting in San Francisco called "How to Party with an Infant: Your Stories".

Kaui Hart Hemmings

Kaui Hart Hemmings is an American writer who was born and raised in Hawaii. She attended Colorado College and graduated in 1998. Her debut novel The Descendants was adapted by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash into the highly acclaimed 2011 American film The Descendants, starring George Clooney. Hemmings had previously published a collection of her stories in the book House of Thieves.

How to Party with an Infant: Your Stories

The new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Descendants—a hilarious and charming story about a quirky single mom in San Francisco who tiptoes through the minefields of the “Mommy Wars” and manages to find friendship and love.

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