Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - Utah's Online Library - OverDrivePlease type in your email address in order to receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password. It has been boarded up for decades, but now the new owner has discovered the belongings of Japanese families who were sent to internment camps during World War II. As the owner displays and unfurls a Japanese parasol, Henry, a Chinese American, remembers a young Japanese American girl from his childhood in the s—Keiko Okabe, with whom he forged a bond of friendship and innocent love that transcended the prejudices of their Old World ancestors. After Keiko and her family were evacuated to the internment camps, she and Henry could only hope that their promise to each other would be kept. His search will take him on a journey to revisit the sacrifices he has made for family, for love, for country.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
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Jan 27, Minutes Buy. Oct 06, ISBN Jan 27, ISBN Jan 27, Minutes. And, more importantly, it will make you feel. An impressive, bitter, and sweet debut.
Rate this book. Old Henry Lee stood transfixed by all the commotion at the Panama Hotel. What had started as a crowd of curious onlookers eyeballing a television news crew had now swollen into a polite mob of shoppers, tourists, and a few punk-looking street kids, all wondering what the big deal was. In the middle of the crowd stood Henry, shopping bags hanging at his side. He felt as if he were waking from a long forgotten dream.
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