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Farewell to Manzanar
- By: Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
- Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
- Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
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 number-one 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.
It Can't be Helped-It Must be Done
- By Martha A. Murray on 07-04-13
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