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Farewell to Manzanar
Farewell to Manzanar
Author: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Jamers D. Houston
Jeanne Wakatusuki 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 serchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called The Jive Bom...  more »
ISBN: 183893
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 145
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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I found this book to be OK. It really only had a few chapters relating to the internment in Manzanar--it was mainly about what happened before and after they got out of the camp. Would have liked to see pictures of her family so I could put a face with a name. Don't use this book if you are doing research into the camps but it was a good read about Japanese culture.


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