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Japalino: Biography of a Japanese-Filipino in Poetry By Doreen Amy Beyer
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Journey with the author to Spanish-colonized Ilocos Norte, Philippines, to the sugar plantations of Hawaii, to post-Korean War Japan, and to the U.S., as she brings these global points of origin... More > together in a poignant autobiography. Japalino unfolds in poetry and utilizes playful Hawaiian Pidgin in select pieces. It is a multi-generational, dual-ethnic looking glass of self-discovery, of reconciling an ethnic identity, of absorbing family values...and embracing the value of family.< Less
American Girl By Tony Talbot
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What happens when the country you were born in suddenly hates you? Mary Tanaka always thought of herself as American, even with Japanese parents. Then the attack on Pearl Harbor changed... More > everything... They took her rights... They took her father... They took her freedom... Welcome to America, 1942< Less
American Girl By Tony Talbot
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What happens when the country you were born in suddenly hates you? Mary Tanaka always thought of herself as American, even with Japanese parents. Then the attack on Pearl Harbor changed... More > everything... They took her rights... They took her father... They took her freedom... Welcome to America, 1942< Less
American Warbaby in Communist Russia By Peter Costanza
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Dante Benedict, hero of “The Warbaby Chronicles,” is back in this new tale of adventures in Communist Russia in 1972 during the height of the Cold War. Dante is a part of an American... More > citizens group, whose goal is to ease tensions between these two nations. Sometimes enlightening, sometimes frightening, the story he tells is always entertaining. Follow Dante and the “droogs” (“friends” in Russian) as they encounter the Leningrad hippies; the Kiev carousers; the police enforcers in Moscow; and the drunken Venezuelan ambassador driving them through the streets of Moscow, nearly killing everyone. Learn about the cameras and listening devices tracking them, the amorous Japanese businessmen, the little old lady living under the subway platform, and much more! All the while, Dante’s group gets to enjoy all the sights in three cities, party hardy, find romance, and still have time to meet with Soviet citizens on an official level and try to prevent nuclear war. This is a most unusual story that had to be told.< Less
William R. Gorham: An American Engineer in Japan By Don Cyril Gorham (translator)
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English translation of Japanese biography of William R. Gorham (1888-1949), written by his colleagues after his death. Gorham, an American mechanical engineer, designed the early version of the... More > Datsun (Nissan) automobile and helped Japan mass-produce vehicles. He became a naturalized Japanese citizen prior to World War II and is buried in Japan.< Less
William R. Gorham: An American Engineer in Japan By Don Cyril Gorham (translator)
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English translation of Japanese biography of William R. Gorham (1888-1949), written by his colleagues after his death. Gorham, an American mechanical engineer, designed the early version of the... More > Datsun (Nissan) automobile and helped Japan mass-produce vehicles. He became a naturalized Japanese citizen prior to World War II and is buried in Japan.< Less
An American Bride in Pre-War Japan: My Mother's Story By Mary Ellen Harned
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Dorothy Linthicum Warner went to Japan at age 20 as the bride of an American missionary. She couldn’t cook, sew, or speak Japanese, but she was in love and eager for each new adventure. ... More > During the pre-war years from 1932 to 1940, she wrote faithfully to her family in the United States describing her daily life. Sharing those letters home along with personal anecdotes, her daughter chronicles one family’s history based on a storybook romance, marriage, raising a family, and a special bond with a foreign land. Forced to leave Japan by world events, her parents would find their lives forever linked to the Orient.< Less
Toshiko By Burket E. 'Bud' Tyler
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The life story of a Japanese woman who lived through the horrors of World War II including being straffed by an American fighter. Later she meets and marries an American Airman. Their storybook... More > romance leads to a marriage which has lasted more than fifty years.< Less
Eternally I Do By Shiree McCarver
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Two Eastern vampire bloodlines subsist, cousins, Yoshinaka and Yoritomo. One bloodline is the protector of humanity while the other is the destroyer. They are at war. Four hundred and fifty year... More > old samurai vampire, Hideaki Kinoshita, with the bloodline of Yoshinaka, genuinely thought he had experienced all that immortality had to offer. That is, until he awakes to find Forensic Anthropologist Bonnie Charice Hudson, a Black woman with big curves and big legs in black silk stockings and 4-inch heels reconstructing his face in a Miami Florida morgue. Vampire or not Bonnie must save him. Placing her life on the line for Hide, Bonnie doesn't realize her selfless gesture will change her entire life making him eternally…hers. **317 pages Warning:sexually explicit nature, offensive language,violence**< Less
Eternally I Do By Shiree McCarver
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Two Eastern vampire bloodlines subsist, cousins, Yoshinaka and Yoritomo. One bloodline is the protector of humanity while the other is the destroyer. They are at war. Four hundred and fifty year... More > old samurai vampire, Hideaki Kinoshita, with the bloodline of Yoshinaka, genuinely thought he had experienced all that immortality had to offer. That is, until he awakes to find Forensic Anthropologist Bonnie Charice Hudson, a Black woman with big curves and big legs in black silk stockings and 4-inch heels reconstructing his face in a Miami Florida morgue. Vampire or not Bonnie must save him. Placing her life on the line for Hide, Bonnie doesn't realize her selfless gesture will change her entire life making him eternally…hers. **317 pages Warning:sexually explicit nature, offensive language,violence**< Less