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New PDF release: A Girl Like You: A Novel

By Maureen Lindley

ISBN-10: 1608192652

ISBN-13: 9781608192656

within the Thirties and '40s in Angelina, California, Satomi is the one woman with one white mum or dad and one jap mother or father. There are eastern households, yet Satomi is neither part of the white group nor the japanese one. She is "other" to either.

Things worsen for Satomi--and every body with even a drop of jap blood--when Japan poses a probability to the USA. Her father joins the military, partly to struggle for his kingdom, and partially to guard his spouse and daughter from racist voters, yet dies within the bombing of Pearl Harbor. instead of being celebrated as a hero, his dying is overlooked by way of the acquaintances who shun Satomi and her mom. almost immediately thereafter, they're taken to internment camps the place they're taken care of like animals.

Satomi's surprising lack of freedom is a negative factor to undergo, and she or he is disgusted via the utter loss of privateness, the open latrines, the sewage that runs at the back of their barrack, and the poorly outfitted hovels that permit stinging airborne dirt and dust and dirt to go into in the course of widespread storms. yet within the camp she reveals a group for the 1st time. no longer all the jap citizens welcome her, yet Satomi and her mom locate stable associates within the relations housed subsequent to them within the barracks, and within the camp surgeon, who's attracted to Satomi's spirit and her mother's grace. Satomi cares for Cora, one of many younger orphans on the camp, as a daughter.

Throughout all of it, Satomi yearns for romance. while she is eventually free of the internment camp, she heads east, discovering a task, a shabby room, and several other suitors in manhattan. There are males who might make her lifestyles more uncomplicated, those that might look after her, yet Satomi insists on love--and unearths it, in unforeseen places.

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