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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: 940.54
Author: Brown, Daniel James
Title: Facing the mountain
Remainder of title: a true story of Japanese American heroes in World War II /
Summary, etc. note: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat, a gripping World War II saga of patriotism and courage: the special Japanese-American Army unit that overcame brutal odds in Europe; their families, incarcerated in camps back home; and a young man who refused to surrender his constitutional rights, even if it meant imprisonment. They came from across the continent and Hawaii. Their parents taught them to embrace both their Japanese heritage and the ways of their American homeland. They faced bigotry, yet they believed in their bright futures as American citizens. But within days of Pearl Harbor, the FBI was ransacking their houses and locking up their fathers. Within months many would themselves be living in internment camps. Facing the Mountain is an unforgettable chronicle of war-time America and the battlefields of Europe. Based on Daniel James Brown's extensive interviews with the families of the protagonists as well as deep archival research, it portrays the kaleidoscopic journey of four Japanese-American families and their sons, who volunteered for 442nd Regimental Combat Team and were deployed to France, Germany, and Italy, where they were asked to do the near impossible. But this is more than a war story. Brown also tells the story of these soldiers' parents, immigrants who were forced to shutter the businesses, surrender their homes, and submit to life in concentration camps on U.S. soil. Woven throughout is the chronicle of a brave young man, one of a cadre of patriotic resisters who stood up against their government in defense of their own rights. Whether fighting on battlefields or in courtrooms, these were Americans under unprecedented strain, doing what Americans do best--striving, resisting, pushing back, rising up, standing on principle, laying down their lives, and enduring"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780525557418
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Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780525557401
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Geographic area code: n-us---
Geographic area code: e------
Classification number: D769.31 442nd
Edition number: 23
Classification number: 940.54/12730923956
Dates associated with a name: 1951-
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: Daniel James Brown.
Title proper/short title: True story of Japanese American heroes in World War II
Place of publication: New York ,NY
Name of publisher: Viking Penguin
Date of publication: 2021
Projected publication date: 2104
: [New York, NY] :
: Viking,
: [2021]
Extent: 462 pages
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: online resource
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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Source of acquisition: B & T 7/9/21
Purchase price: 30.00
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Corporate name or jurisdiction name as entry element: United States.
Subordinate unit: Army.
Subordinate unit: Regimental Combat Team, 442nd.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945
Subject: Japanese American soldiers
General subdivision: Campaigns
General subdivision: History
General subdivision: Participation, Japanese American.
General subdivision: Regimental histories
Chronological subdivision: 20th century.
Geographic subdivision: Europe.
Geographic subdivision: United States.
Main entry heading: Brown, Daniel James, 1951-
Place, publisher, and date of publication: [New York, NY] : Viking, [2021]
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Title: Facing the mountain
Record control number: (DLC) 2020053098
International Standard Book Number: 9780525557401
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: 2020-12-02

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