Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston

"Farewell to Manzanar" is a memoir that tells the story of a Japanese-American family's experiences in internment camps during World War II. The narrative follows the young protagonist as she grows up in the camps, dealing with the harsh realities of racial prejudice and forced displacement. The memoir offers a deeply personal and poignant perspective on a dark period in American history, highlighting the resilience, strength, and dignity of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

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