The Translation Of Love

  • Lynne Kutsukake

  • ISBN: 9781444835748

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1946: Thirteen-year-old Aya Shimamura is released from a Canadian internment camp and repatriated with her father to Tokyo, now occupied by the Americans. Aya's status at school as the 'repat... more

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1946: Thirteen-year-old Aya Shimamura is released from a Canadian internment camp and repatriated with her father to Tokyo, now occupied by the Americans. Aya's status at school as the 'repat girl' makes her a social pariah, until her seatmate - a fierce, willful girl named Fumi Tanaka - decides that Aya might be able to help her find her missing older sister, who has disappeared into the seedy back alleys of the Ginza. Having heard that General MacArthur sometimes assists Japanese citizens in need, Fumi enlists Aya to compose a letter in English asking him for help. Corporal Matt Matsumoto, a Japanese-American working for the Occupation forces, is entrusted with the safe delivery of Fumi's letter; but Fumi, desperate for answers, takes matters into her own hands, venturing into the Ginza with Aya in tow...
The Translation Of Love by Lynne Kutsukake

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General Fiction

ISBN(s)
Large Print Hardback: 9781444835748
(01 Feb 2018)

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