Farewell To Manzanar

July 11, 2017|
Farewell To Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
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During World War II a community called Manzanar was created in the high mountain desert country of California. Its purpose was to house thousands of Japanese Americans. Among them was the Wakatsuki family, who were ordered to leave their fishing business in Long Beach and take with them only the belongings they could carry. Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, who was seven years old when she arrived at Manzanar in 1942, recalls life in the camp through the eyes of the child she was. 
First published in 1973, this new edition of the classic memoir of a devastating Japanese American experience includes an inspiring afterword by the authors. 
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston was born in California in 1934. She attended San Jose State University, where she met her husband, James D. Houston. For their teleplay for the NBC drama based onFarewell to Manzanar, they received the prestigious Humanitas Prize.James D. Houston (1933–2009) was the author of several books includingThe La...
Title:Farewell To Manzanar
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.55 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.55 in
Published:July 11, 2017
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781328742117

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