“For these fundamental violations of the basic civil liberties and constitutional rights of these individuals of Japanese ancestry, we apologize on behalf of the Nation.” (President Ronald Regan)
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The story is very well written with truth and feeling.
I like the interaction between author & her subject (grandmother) as the backdrop to the heart breaking & heart warming story of her family's internment.
Despite the tragic subject matter I enjoyed reading the book due to the author's manner of telling the story.
I didn't know much of anything about America's Japanese internment. It was informative and an interesting storyPublished 1 month ago by DV123
The Japanese people living in California before the attack on Pearl Harbor experienced a totally different life after the attack. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Judith D. Backes
This is another book dealing with the internment of the persons of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast during World War II. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sarah Marie
just one more injustice-why they wanted to remain here after this treatment is beyond me.Published 4 months ago by snuggiesmom
Lots of students read it and hated/disliked it. Personally, when I got past the rather drawn out sequences b/w Obaachan and Kimi, the story was almost like a movie visualization, t... Read morePublished 5 months ago by XIX THRASHER
As a fiction book about the Japanese internment camps I found this book to be a great overview. It seemed to tell the situation as it really was without dramatizing the story. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Didi
This is a wonderful memoir. The author as an adult interviews her Japanese grandmother, whom she never really knew that well while she was growing up. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Diane L. Lybbert
The book itself came in good condition, but the story it contains is a little anticlimactic and dry. I had a hard time getting through this book because it failed to compel me. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Abigail Kokitus