Kiyo's Story: A Japanese-American Family's Quest for the American Dream (Paperback)
A Japanese-American Family's Quest for the American Dream
Soho Press, 9781569478660, 339pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2010
Kiyo's father arrived in California determined to plant his roots in the land of opportunity after leaving Japan. He, his wife, and their nine American-born children labored in the fields together, building a successful farm. Yet at the outbreak of World War II, Kiyo's family was ordered to Poston Internment Camp. This memoir tells the story of the family's struggle to endure in these harsh conditions and to rebuild their lives afterward in the face of lingering prejudice.
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Praise For Kiyo's Story: A Japanese-American Family's Quest for the American Dream…
"Kiyo's Story is unforgettable."—Sacramento News & Review
"Touching . . . an important portrait of a shameful period in American history."—Kirkus Reviews