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Japanese internment

Canton Seniors Book Discussion July 26, 2012

The Canton Seniors Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, July 26 in Group Study Room A from 2:00-3:00 PM to discuss Jamie Ford's haunting novel. Copies of this book will be available on Thursday, June 28.

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet: a novel by Jamie Ford

Book Club in a Bag Kit

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet [kit] : a novel by Jamie Ford  When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War ll are uncovered during removations at a Seattle hotel, Henry Lee embarks on a quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment.  A story of childhood friendship, innocent love and father son relationships, this will lead to a rich discussion and review of the history of this period.