Sophie and the Rising Sun Author:Augusta Trobaugh An unforgettable story of an extraordinary love and a town's prejudice during World War II. Sophie and the Rising Sun "suggests the small but heartwarming triumphs made possible by human dignity and courage." -Publisher's Weekly. — In sleepy Salty Creek, Georgia, strangers are rare. When a quiet, unassuming stranger arrives-a Japanese man with ... more »a secret history of his own-he becomes the talk of the town and a new beginning for lonely Sophie, who lost her first love during World War I.
Middle-aged Sophie had resigned herself to a passionless existence. That all begins to change as she finds herself drawn to the mysterious Mr. Oto. When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Mr. Oto's newfound life comes under siege; his safety, even in Salty Creek, is no longer certain. Sophie must decide how much she is willing to risk for a future with the man who has brought such joy into her life.
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A wonderful story about a horrible time in American history. This is about Mr. Oto who is Japanese and Sophie who grew up thinking another man always loved her, but then he died in WW1. Different writing style than what I am used to, but it was still a great book once you got over that part of it.