PICTURE BRIDE. by Uchida, Yoshiko

PICTURE BRIDE. by Uchida, Yoshiko < >


Edition: Trade paperback.

Seattle: University of Washington Press, (1999). A novel covering the years from 1917 through 1943, this is a testament to the strength of the immigrants who came to America in hopes of a better life. Young Hana Omiya arrives in San Francisco, California, in 1917, one of several hundred Japanese "picture brides." Her story is intertwined with others: her husband, Taro Takeda, an Oakland shopkeeper; Kiku and her husband Henry, who reject demeaning city work to become farmers .. . all are caught up in the cruel turmoil of World War II, when West Coast Japanese Americans are uprooted from their homes and imprisoned in desert detention camps." 216 pp. ISBN: 0-295976160.

Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

Book ID: 78683
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