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Farewell to Manzanar
by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781328742117
  • ISBN-10: 1328742113
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: July 2017
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 0.75 x 5.25 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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