Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II
ISBN: 0525557407
EAN13: 9780525557401
Language: English
Publication Date: May 11, 2021
Pages: 560
Dimensions: 1.41" H x 9" L x 6" W
Weight: 1.8 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELER

Masterly. An epic story of four Japanese-American families and their sons who volunteered for military service and displayed uncommon heroism. Propulsive and gripping, in part because of Mr. Brown's ability to make us care deeply about the fates of these individual soldiers.a page-turner. - Wall Street Journal

A masterwork of American history that will change the way we look at World War I.--Adam Makos, author of A Higher Call

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat, a gripping World War I saga of patriotism, highlighting the contributions and sacrifices that Japanese immigrants and their American-born children made for the sake of the nation: the courageous Japanese-American Army unit that overcame brutal odds in Europe; their families, incarcerated back home; and a young man who refused to surrender his constitutional rights, even if it meant imprisonment.

They came from across the continent and Hawaii. Their parents taught them to embrace both their Japanese heritage and the ways of America. They faced bigotry, yet they believed in their bright futures as American citizens. But within days of Pearl Harbor, the Read More chevron_right

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