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Farewell to Manzanar a true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment

"True story of one Japanese American family and their attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention."

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  • "The American-born author describes her family's experience and impressions when they were forced to relocate in a camp for the Japanese in Owens Valley, California, during World War II."
  • "The true story of the impact that the internment of Japanese living in the U.S. during World War II had on one family."
  • ""True story of one Japanese American family and their attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention.""@en
  • "Jeanne was seven when her family was taken to the internment camp at Manzanar with 10,000 other Japanese Americans."@en
  • "Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston relates her experiences of living at the Manzanar internment camp during World War II and how it has influenced her life."
  • "A true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment--Title page."@en
  • "During World War II a community called Manzanar was hastily created in the high mountain desert country of California, est of the Sierras. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese American internees. One of the first families to arrive was the Wakatsukis, who were ordered to leave their fishing business in Long Beach and take with them only the belongings they could carry. For Jeanne Wakatsuki, a seven-year-old child, Manzanar became a way of life in which she struggled and adapted, observed and grew. For her father it was essentially the end of his life. At age thirty-seven, the author recalls life at Manzanat through the eyes of the child she was. She tells of her fear, confusion, and bewilderment as well as the dignity and great resourcefulness of people in oppressive and demeaning circumstances."
  • "The American-born author describes her family's experience and impressions when they were forced to relocate to a camp for the Japanese in Owens Valley, California, during World War II."
  • "During World War Two a community called Manzanar was hastily created in the high mountain desert country of California, east of the Sierras. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese Americans. One of the first families to arrive was the Wakatsukis, who were ordered to leave their fishing business in Long Beach and take with them only the belongings they could carry. For Jeanne Wakatsuki, a seven-year-old child, Manzanar became a way of life in which she struggled and adapted, observed and grew. For her father it was essentially the end of his life. At age thirty-seven, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston recalls life at Manzanar through the eyes of the child she was. She tells of her fear, confusion, and bewilderment as well as the dignity and great resourcefulness of people in oppressive and demeaning circumstances. Written with her husband, Jeanne delivers a powerful first-person account that reveals her search for the meaning of Manzanar. First published in 1973, this reissue of the classic memoir of a devastating Japanese American experience now includes an inspiring afterword by the authors."@en
  • "A touching true story of a Japanese American family who was sent to live at an internment camp during World War II."
  • "This is the true story of one Japanese American family and their attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention."
  • "The true story of a Japanese American family during World War II."@en
  • "During World War II a community called Manzanar was hastily created in the high mountain desert country of California, east of the Sierras. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese American internees. One of the first families to arrive was the Wakatsukis, who were ordered to leave their fishing business in Long Beach and take with them only the belongings they could carry. For Jeanne Wakatsuki, a seven-year-old child, Manzanar became a way of life in which she struggled and adapted, observed and grew. For her father it was essentially the end of his life. At age thirty-seven, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston recalls life at Manzanar through the eyes of the child she was. She tells of her fear, confusion, and bewilderment as well as the dignity and great resourcefulness of people in oppressive and demeaning circumstances. Written with her husband, Jeanne delivers a powerful first-person account that reveals her search for the meaning of Manzanar. Farewell to Manzanar has become a staple of curriculum in schools and on campuses across the country. Last year the San Francisco Chronicle named it one of the twentieth century's 100 best nonfiction books from west of the Rockies."
  • "A true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment."
  • "Biography of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston relating her experiences of living at the Manzanar internment camp during World War II and how it has influenced her life."@en
  • "Biography of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston relating her experiences of living at the Manzanar internment camp during World War II and how it has influenced her life."
  • "True story of one Japanese American family's attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention."@en

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  • "True story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment"
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  • "Farewell to Manzanar; a true story of Japanese American experience during and after the World War II internment"
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