This book was recommended to me, and I’m glad it was, because I never would’ve read it on my own. It’s a quick read, and one that puts you squarely in the shoes of Japanese woman in early 1900s America.
If you guessed that it was shitty to be a Japanese woman fresh off the boat in 1900s America, you’re correct! So basically it’s 129 pages of learning the various ways in which it was shitty. Pretty sure I learned more about internment camps from here than anything from social studies in high school. And while this book isn’t non-fiction, it’s based on tons of historical research done by the author.
In closing, be glad you weren’t born a Japanese woman who traveled to America in the early 1900s.