By Karin Tanabe
During the turbulent months following the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor, twenty-one-year-old Emi Kato, the daughter of a jap diplomat, is locked in the back of barbed cord in a Texas internment camp. She feels hopeless until eventually she meets good-looking younger Christian Lange, whose German-born mom and dad have been wrongfully arrested for un-American actions. jointly, they reside as prisoners with millions of alternative German and eastern households, yet become aware of that love can bloom in even the bleakest circumstances.
When Emi and her mom are all of sudden despatched again to Japan, Christian enlists within the usa military, together with his points of interest set at the Pacific front—and, he hopes, a reunion with Emi—unaware that her past love, Leo Hartmann, the son of rich of Austrian mom and dad and now a Jewish refugee in Shanghai, should have her heart.
Fearful of bombings in Tokyo, Emi’s mom and dad ship her to a distant inn city within the mountains, the place many within the overseas group have fled. bring to an end from her relatives, being affected by turning out to be melancholy and starvation, Emi many times hazards her existence to aid preserve her neighborhood safe—all whereas brooding about if the 2 males she loves are nonetheless alive.
As Christian Lange struggles to conform to existence as a soldier, his unit pushes its manner from the South Pacific to Okinawa, the place one of many bloodiest battles of worldwide battle II awaits them. in the meantime, in Japanese-occupied Shanghai, as Leo fights to outlive the squalor of the Jewish ghetto, a shock war of words with a Nazi officer threatens his existence. for every guy, Emi Kato is rarely faraway from their minds.
Flung jointly by means of conflict, ardour, and awesome acts of selflessness, the trails of those 3 amazing children will collide because the battling at the Pacific entrance crescendos. along with her “elegant and intensely pleasing” (USA TODAY) storytelling, Karin Tanabe paints a beautiful portrait of a turning element in history.
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