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Shadow of a Monster Plane: Recollection of a Childhood in Tokyo Before and During WWII

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This collection of 19 short stories is a memoir of a simple middle-class life in Tokyo, Japan, that was turned into a harsh struggle for survival under air attacks by hordes of American bombers during the Second World War. Roughly covering the years of 1939 to 1945 and chronologically arranged, the author's childhood, approximately from age eight to fourteen, is told in ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published July 14th 2008 by Trafford Publishing
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Jennifer Wardrip
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For an older Japanese woman living in modern day Florida, life progresses as normal. Amidst her regular chores and duties, Sachi takes pleasure in simple things, such as lounging on her daughter's veranda or watching her grandsons romp around the yard. But, for one who has lived in extraordinary times, small details and similarities can bring on a flood of memories, taking her back through time to reflect on her earlier life as a young girl in Jap
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