Under the Blood-Red Sun

by Graham Salisbury | Teens | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0553494872 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 9/15/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Monday, September 23, 2013
When the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor, Hawaii-born Tomikazu's world is turned upside down. Suddenly, he looks like the enemy, and his father and grandfather are arrested. It's a scary time, but Tomi learns that he can count on his friends.

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All of my great-grandparents were from Japan. As a result of December 7, 1941, my father lost the home he was living in and my maternal great-grandfather was eventually sent to an internment camp. Mom remembers that her Hawaii-born father went to help clean up the damage at Pearl Harbor and didn't come home for a couple of days..but he never talked to her about what he saw. So I definitely have an interest in this subject. This book is set in Hawaii, told from a Japanese-American perspective, and written by an author who grew up here, so I think it gives a fairly good idea of what it was like to be in Tomi's shoes.

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Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, November 17, 2013
They're making a movie: filming started this month; lots of local actors, techs, etc.

Yay for indie films!

Journal Entry 3 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, November 17, 2013

Released 5 yrs ago (11/16/2013 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

This book went to lunch at Cafe Taj Mahal with TOC and didn't come home with me! Happy reading...

Released for the "THE" release challenge and Secretariat's 2013 Never Judge a Book By Its Cover Challenge (week 46).

Journal Entry 4 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Wednesday, October 19, 2016
This book was found in the library of Purple58, a very special woman whom I was fortunate enough to meet through our BookCrossing group, the Table of Contents.

Fiercely independent, with a loving heart and a wicked sense of humor, she was passionate about the things she believed in and was willing to stand up and be counted when necessary. She was truly a one of a kind individual, and she will be missed by all of her many friends...who prefer to believe that she's off in Vegas, having a fabulous time and eating as many desserts as she wants.

Journal Entry 5 by winghyphen8wing at Kewalo Basin Net Shed in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Released 2 yrs ago (10/30/2016 UTC) at Kewalo Basin Net Shed in Honolulu, Hawaii USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

To be released Saturday, October 29, at the Happy Holly-Day party.

This book is released in memory of BookCrosser purple58, who wanted all of her books to find good homes after she was gone. Please feel free to read it, keep it, pass it on...whatever you wish. If you have something to say about the book, or a memory to share about Holly, please feel free to post it here: she was never shy about sharing her opinions, so she wouldn't expect any less.

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