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Product Description: Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri. Trapped in Tokyo during the war and forced to broadcast on Japanese radio, Toguri nonetheless refused to renounce her U...read more

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9781442232051 | Exp rev edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, May 29, 2014), cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri.

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Product Description: "A lovely, unsettling family story and a vivid traversal of modern Japanese history that will impress the jaded Japan scholar and inspire the curious general reader or memoir fan." — Library JournalHelm was the Tokyo correspondent for the Los Angeles Times when he realized that the majority of the articles he had written were "critical of Japan in some way...read more

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9780984457663 | Chin Music Pr, March 12, 2013, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "A lovely, unsettling family story and a vivid traversal of modern Japanese history that will impress the jaded Japan scholar and inspire the curious general reader or memoir fan.

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Product Description: This biography introduces readers to Cynthia Kadohata, the Newbery Medal winning author of Kira-Kira. She is also the author of A Million Shades of Gray, Outside Beauty, Weedflower, Cracker! The Best Dog in Vietnam, and other young adult and adult novels...read more

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9781617835759 | Checkerboard Library, January 1, 2013, cover price $25.65 | About this edition: This biography introduces readers to Cynthia Kadohata, the Newbery Medal winning author of Kira-Kira.

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Product Description: 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...read more

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9781569475690 | Soho Pr Inc, April 1, 2009, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: “Vividly honest, deeply moving.

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9781569478660 | Reprint edition (Soho Pr Inc, November 16, 2010), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Kiyo's father arrived in California determined to plant his roots in the land of opportunity after leaving Japan.

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Mack Mayeda was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up on strawberryfarms in various areas of Los Angeles and Orange Counties. He graduatedfrom Excelsior High School and then went to Japan to continue his studieswhile Japan was at war with China.He was able to return to the United States before World War II was declared,only to be incarcerated at the concentration camp at Manzanar from 1942 to1945 because of his Japanese ancestry.All who were incarcerated were uniquely affected. This book is a compilationof his experiences and memories of the life he had behind the barbed wirefences at Manzanar.

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9781441544025 | Xlibris Corp, May 21, 2010, cover price $29.99

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9781441544018 | Xlibris Corp, May 21, 2010, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Mack Mayeda was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up on strawberryfarms in various areas of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

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Product Description: Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri. Trapped in Tokyo during the war and forced to broadcast on Japanese radio, Toguri nonetheless refused to renounce her U...read more

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9780810867772 | Scarecrow Pr, January 30, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Tokyo Rose / An American Patriot explores the parallel lives of World War II legend Tokyo Rose and a Japanese American woman named Iva Toguri.

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Product Description: As the son of a single father, Apolo Anton Ohno showed a lot of spunk and energy. To keep out of trouble, Ohno got involved in sports like swimming and inline skating. But everything changed when he saw the short-track speed skating during the 1994 Winter Olympic Games.

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9781604135657 | Chelsea House Pub, September 1, 2009, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: As the son of a single father, Apolo Anton Ohno showed a lot of spunk and energy.

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Product Description: David Suzuki is a prominent environmental activist. Throughout his adult life, he has been the creative force behind numerous television shows on science and the environment. He has used his voice to advocate for the environment and to take to task political leaders whose action and inaction have been part of the problem behind the global warming crisis...read more

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9780778746782 | 1 edition (Crabtree Pub Co, January 31, 2009), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: David Suzuki is a prominent environmental activist.

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9780778746652 | 1 edition (Crabtree Pub Co, January 31, 2009), cover price $30.60 | About this edition: David Suzuki is a prominent environmental activist.

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Product Description: Bob Kan is a third generation Japanese-American (JA). The chapters in this book were originally written for family and close friends for their information and entertainment. After Bob joined the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) in 2007, he began to realize that his career would not have been possible without the heroism of those second generation veterans...read more

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9781434373731 | Authorhouse, July 30, 2008, cover price $13.49 | About this edition: Bob Kan is a third generation Japanese-American (JA).

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Product Description: Originally published in 1932, Kathleen Tamagawa’s pioneering Asian American memoir is a sensitive and thoughtful look at the personal and social complexities of growing up racially mixed during the early twentieth century. Born in 1893 to an Irish American mother and a Japanese father and raised in Chicago and Japan, Tamagawa reflects on the difficulty she experienced fitting into either parent’s native culture...read more

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9780813542973 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 30, 2008, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Originally published in 1932, Kathleen Tamagawa’s pioneering Asian American memoir is a sensitive and thoughtful look at the personal and social complexities of growing up racially mixed during the early twentieth century.

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9780813542980 | Rutgers Univ Pr, March 30, 2008, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1932, Kathleen Tamagawa's pioneering Asian American memoir is a sensitive and thoughtful look at the personal and social complexities of growing up racially mixed during the early twentieth century.

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Product Description: Dandelion Through the Crack: The Sato Family Quest for the American Dream tells of a real Japanese-American family, formed both by ancestry and by the American way of life. We see mother, father, and children, and their challenges over seven decades...read more

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9780976269717 | Willow Valley Pr, August 27, 2007, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Dandelion Through the Crack: The Sato Family Quest for the American Dream tells of a real Japanese-American family, formed both by ancestry and by the American way of life.

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Product Description: Born in 1904 to an American mother and a Japanese poet father, Isamu Noguchi split his childhood and adolescence between two countries in which he never felt he belonged. But creating art made him feel at home. This biography examines how Isamu Noguchi was able to nurture his artistic vision, and in turn mold a striking aesthetic legacy...read more

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9780791092767 | Chelsea House Pub, March 1, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Born in 1904 to an American mother and a Japanese poet father, Isamu Noguchi split his childhood and adolescence between two countries in which he never felt he belonged.

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9781425720209 | Xlibris Corp, February 1, 2007, cover price $20.00

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9781425720193 | Xlibris Corp, February 1, 2007, cover price $10.00

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A memoir of the author's journey to Japan, the country his grandfather left at the turn of the century, chronicles his quest for identity in the face of shame and cultural dislocation. Reprint.

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9780871134318 | Atlantic Monthly Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A memoir of the author's journey to Japan, the country his grandfather had left at the turn of the century, chronicles his quest for identity in the face of shame and cultural dislocation

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9780802142399 | Reprint edition (Grove Pr, January 9, 2006), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A memoir of the author's journey to Japan, the country his grandfather left at the turn of the century, chronicles his quest for identity in the face of shame and cultural dislocation.
9780385423441 | Reprint edition (Anchor Books, June 1, 1992), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A memoir of the author's journey to Japan, the country his grandfather left at the turn of the century, chronicles his quest for identity in the face of shame and cultural dislocation

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Product Description: "Wase Time!" is an autobiography of my teen age years in Gila River Internment Center, Arizona. I tell my story in the first person and I include much of the humor and conversation that was popular at that time. My story begins with the aftermath of Sunday, December 7, 1941...read more

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9781420856392 | Authorhouse, July 30, 2005, cover price $15.50 | About this edition: "Wase Time!

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Product Description: This is the story of Pat and Lily Okura, Japanese American citizens who were caught up in the unhappy and shameful circumstances following the declaration of war against Japan in 1941, and were declared aliens. Pat and Lily were first sent to the center a

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9780788431449 | Heritage Books, November 30, 2004, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: This is the story of Pat and Lily Okura, Japanese American citizens who were caught up in the unhappy and shameful circumstances following the declaration of war against Japan in 1941, and were declared aliens.

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9780934052375 | Univ of California LA Asian Amer, January 30, 2004, cover price $17.00

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9780970194732 | Erasmus Books, September 1, 2003, cover price $18.95

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Product Description: Sixty years after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and FDR's Executive Order 9066 making possible the incarceration of over 110,000 Americans of Japanese descent (two thirds of them American citizens) one question remains unresolved: "Could it happen again?" To the writers in this book--novelists, memoirists, poets, activists, scholars, students, professionals--the WWII internment of Japanese Americans in the detention camps of the west is an unfinished chapter of American history...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erica Harth (editor)

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9780312221997 | 1 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, November 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A rich collection of personal histories from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds takes readers inside the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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9781403962300 | Reprint edition (Griffin, May 1, 2003), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Sixty years after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and FDR's Executive Order 9066 making possible the incarceration of over 110,000 Americans of Japanese descent (two thirds of them American citizens) one question remains unresolved: "Could it happen again?

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