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April 2017 in Photos

These photos were taken in early April when I took a road trip to Manzanar National Historic Site, the former internment camp, to write this essay for NPR… 99 more words

Photo Diary

Book Review: The Shadow Land – Elizabeth Kostova ***

Apologies that there has only been one book review this week but The Shadow Land is a real beast of a book. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Elizabeth Kostova’s books. 363 more words

Book Review

After the Bloom - Leslie Shimotakahara

Genre: Literary Fiction
Publisher: Dundurn

A daughter’s search for her mother reveals her family’s past in a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War. 

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Book Reviews

Day of Remembrance: Ben Sakugochi

I was in Los Angeles for the President’s Day weekend and was fortunate enough to catch the last day of Drawing the Line at the… 439 more words


Angels of Bataan

Liberation of the Angels of Bataan from Santo Tomas

US Army photo  1945

On February 11, 1945, 3,785 internees were liberated and finally evacuated from Santo Tomas in the Philippines.   542 more words


When the U.S. Rounded Up A Suspect Race

It lies in a wind-battered, parched landscape, just north of Lone Pine, California, surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery and endless sky. In winter, bitter cold, snowstorms and wind were its inhabitants’ constant companions. 684 more words