Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds
By Pamela Rotner Sakamoto; HarperCollins Publishers, 2016
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"Meticulously researched and beautifully written, Midnight in Broad Daylight is the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II. An epic tale of family, separation, divided loyalties, love, reconciliation, loss and redemption, Pamela Rotner Sakamoto's history is a riveting chronicle of U.S.-Japan relations and of the Japanese experience in America.
After their father's death, the Fukuhara children -- all born and raised in the Pacific Northwest -- moved with their mother to Hiroshima, their parents' ancestral home. Eager to go back to America, Harry and his sister, Mary, returned there in the late 1930s. Then came Pearl Harbor. Harry and Mary were sent to an internment camp until a call came for Japanese translators, and Harry dutifully volunteered to serve his country. Back in Hiroshima, their brothers, Frank and Pierce, became soldiers in the Imperial Japanese Army. ..."
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