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Dear Miye : letters home from Japan, 1939-1946

Author: Mary Kimoto Tomita; Robert G Lee
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 1997.
Series: Asian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

These letters tell the story of a young American woman of Japanese descent who was stranded in Japan during World War II. They chronicle her turbulent life from her arrival in Japan through her  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Named Person: Mary Kimoto Tomita; Mary Kimoto Tomita
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kimoto Tomita; Robert G Lee
ISBN: 0804729670 9780804729673
OCLC Number: 475845020
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 400 pages : illustrations ;24 cm.
Contents: 1. The prewar letters, 1939-41; 2. The 'dear Kay' letters, 1941-1945; 3. The postwar letters, 1945-1946; Epilogue; Index.
Series Title: Asian America.
Responsibility: Mary Kimoto Tomita ; edited with an introduction and notes by Robert G. Lee.


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"The letters give a sense of immediacy in her descriptions of conditions in prewar, wartime, and postwar Japan. They also reveal an ordinary, resourceful, sassy, yet vulnerable young woman Read more...

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