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The gods of heavenly punishment

Author: Jennifer Cody Epstein
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Fifteen-year-old Yoshi Kobayashi faces the destruction of everything she knows and a new life living among the enemy after American bombers attack her city with napalm, leaving the city in ruins.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Cody Epstein
ISBN: 9780393071573 039307157X
OCLC Number: 783163654
Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1935 : Hamburg, New York --
1935 : Karuizawa, Japan --
1942 : U.S.S. Hornet, Pacific Ocean --
1942 : Shin Nagano, Manchuria --
1943 : Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah --
1945 : Tokyo, Japan --
1945 : Buffalo, New York --
1945 : Tokyo, Japan --
1962 : Los Angeles.
Responsibility: Jennifer Cody Epstein.

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A lush, exquisitely rendered meditation on war, The Gods of Heavenly Punishment tells the story of several families, American and Japanese, their loves and infidelities, their dreams and losses, and  Read more...

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With the drama and sweep of The English Patient and a rich, painterly sensibility all her own, Jennifer Cody Epstein has created an indelible portrait of the war in the Pacific, seen through the eyes Read more...

 
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