The Resource Silver like dust : [one family's story of America's Japanese internment], Kimi Cunningham Grant, (eaudio)

Silver like dust : [one family's story of America's Japanese internment], Kimi Cunningham Grant, (eaudio)

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Silver like dust : [one family's story of America's Japanese internment]
Title
Silver like dust
Title remainder
[one family's story of America's Japanese internment]
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Kimi Cunningham Grant
Title variation
One family's story of America's Japanese internment
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eng
Summary
The poignant story of a Japanese-American woman's journey through one of the most shameful chapters in American history.Sipping tea by the fire, preparing sushi for the family, or indulgently listening to her husband tell the same story for the hundredth time, Kimi Grant's grandmother, Obaachan, was a missing link to Kimi's Japanese heritage, something she had had a mixed relationship with all her life. Growing up in rural Pennsylvania, all Kimi ever wanted to do was fit in, spurning traditional Japanese cuisine and her grandfather's attempts to teach her the language.But there was one part of Obaachan's life that had fascinated and haunted Kimi ever since the age of eleven-her gentle yet proud Obaachan had once been a prisoner, along with 112,000 Japanese Americans, for more than five years of her life. Obaachan never spoke of those years, and Kimi's own mother only spoke of it in whispers. It was a source of haji, or shame. But what had really happened to Obaachan, then a young woman, and the thousands of other men, women, and children like her?Obaachan would meet her husband in the camps and watch her mother die there, too. From the turmoil, racism, and paranoia that sprang up after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the terrifying train ride to Heart Mountain, to the false promise of V-J Day, Silver Like Dust captures a vital chapter of the Japanese American experience through the journey of one remarkable woman.Her story is one of thousands, yet it is a powerful testament to the enduring bonds of family and an unusual look at the American dream
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Midwest
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Grant, Kimi Cunningham
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other
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Read by Emily Woo Zeller
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  • Zeller, Emily Woo
  • hoopla digital
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  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese Americans
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adult
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Silver like dust : [one family's story of America's Japanese internment], Kimi Cunningham Grant, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 35 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780792784739
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11383210
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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11383210
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MWT11383210
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Silver like dust : [one family's story of America's Japanese internment], Kimi Cunningham Grant, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 35 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792784739
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11383210
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383210
System control number
MWT11383210
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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