A Thousand Stitches: A Novel by Constance O'Keefe PDF

By Constance O'Keefe

in line with the genuine tale of an American-born Kamikaze Pilot. The primary tale of this novel is advised as a memoir written via the most personality, Isamu (Sam) Imagawa, who was once born in the USA yet who served as a pilot for the Imperial jap army in the course of international warfare II. the tale recounts the time Sam spent in Japan, from 1932 to 1963, spanning his early college days, his boyhood weigh down and younger love for Michiko Miyazawa, his army profession, his unsatisfied marriage, and his ultimate break out to the U.S.A. along with his moment spouse. The secondary plot, is instructed from the viewpoint of Michiko, who recounts her existence in Japan in the course of wartime and reconstruction. the 2 alternating plots are held jointly symbolically by way of a senninbari, a belt with one thousand stitches, which Michiko made for Sam whereas Sam used to be a pilot for the japanese Kamikaze Corps. one thousand Stitches makes a powerful anti-war assertion, summed up via Michiko’s pal Keiko: “How silly, silly, silly every thing approximately this battle is!” This novel used to be encouraged by means of a memoir, Shig: the genuine tale of an American Kamikaze," written by means of Shigeo Imamura, whose existence heavily paralleled that of the hero of 1000 Stitches.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Thousand Stitches: A Novel PDF

Similar u.s. historical fiction books

Get A Sharecropper’s Story PDF

It is a tale in accordance with actual occasions surrounding the existence and instances of Elizabeth Jane Jones Davis, recognized to many as Madea. This tale tells of the struggles of the black guy dwelling down at the nation-state of southern Alabama throughout the Fifties and Sixties, refusing to count exclusively at the privileges allowed by means of a few white landowners.

Médicis Daughter: A Novel of Marguerite de Valois by Sophie Perinot PDF

It is the iciness of 1564 and the gorgeous younger Princess Margot is summoned to her mother's family, the place her real schooling starts off in earnest. recognized throughout Europe as Madame los angeles Serpente, Queen Catherine is an intimidating and unmoving presence in France, at the same time her nation recovers from the 1st of many devastating non secular wars.

Sparrow in the Wind - download pdf or read online

Winner:2016 Florida ebook Awards, Silver, basic FictionFunny how thoughts paintings, the belongings you keep in mind, the issues forgotten, the issues that fluctuate you. again in the summertime of 1962, ten year-old Cassandra Parsons has her lifestyles all discovered. She lives together with her parents within the upstairs flat of a well-appointed relations residence in a delightful local of Racine, Wisconsin.

Download e-book for iPad: Blue Blood Revenge by R.R Woodruff

Pull the reins tight and cinch down your Stetson. This one will take your silver-belly Stetson for a whirlwind experience. Brace up for a few multiplot fast paced intrigue. It’s hardly, yet what enjoyable it really is whilst the sequel surpasses the actual composition. You’ll take pleasure in that rarefied air of persisted corporation with a number of the designated different forged you grew as regards to within the first novel.

Additional resources for A Thousand Stitches: A Novel

Example text

Download PDF sample

A Thousand Stitches: A Novel by Constance O'Keefe


by George
4.4

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 43 votes