By: Robert B. Kugel, M.D.
Heritage Books, Inc: (2004)
Seller ID: K3144
Condition: 106 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2004), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, 106 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
This is the story of Pat and Lily Okura, Japanese American citizens who were caught up in the unhappy and shameful circumstances following the declaration of war against Japan in 1941, and were declared aliens. Pat and Lily were first sent to the center at Santa Anita Race Track outside Los Angeles, California. Through a series of fortunate events they were able to leave several months later when Pat, the first graduate of Japanese ancestry from the UCLA psychology department, was offered a position as psychologist at Father Flanagan's Boys Town in Nebraska. Prejudice against them continued, b... View More...