Farewell to Manzanar

Farewell to Manzanar Author Jeanne Houston
ISBN-10 0307976076
ISBN-13 9780307976079
Year 2012-02-14
Pages 240
Language English
Publisher Ember
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Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp with 10 000 other Japanese Americans Along with searchlight towers and armed guards Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders Boy Scouts sock hops baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except thenation s 1 hit Don t Fence Me In Farewell to Manzanar is the true story of one spirited Japanese American family s attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention and of a native born American child who discovered what it was like to grow up behind barbed wire in the United States From the Paperback edition

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Farewell to Manzanar

Farewell to Manzanar Author Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
ISBN-10 9780547528618
Release 2002-04-29
Pages 208