Farewell to Manzanar
Jeanne Wakatsuki 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 searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except the nation's #1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In."
Farewell to Manzanar is the true story of one spirited Japanese-American family's attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention . . . and of a native-born American child who discovered what it was like to grow up behind barbed wire in the United States.
From the Paperback edition.
- Publication Date: 2012-02-14
- Publisher: Ember
- Product Group: Book
- Manufacturer: Ember
- Binding: Paperback, 240 pages
- Brand: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
- Item Dimensions:
- Dimensions: 800L x 540W x 70H
- Weight: 45
- Package Dimensions:
- Dimensions: 810L x 540W x 60H
- Weight: 45
- List Price: $8.99
- ISBN: 0307976076
- ASIN: 0307976076
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