Treadmill: A Documentary Novel
by Hiroshi Nakamura (9780889625952)

Treadmill: A Documentary Novel
 

Hiroshi Nakamura


Release Date: 10 December 1010
Format: Paperback
Pages: 220
Category: Historical Fiction
ISBN: 9780889625952
ISBN-10: 0889625956



Treadmill is a unique novel in many respects. Foremost is the fact that it is the only one which was written about life in the World War II camps for Japanese and Japanese-Americans while that singular way of life was being played out. Hiroshi Nakamura, along with his family, spent the war years in Salinas Assembly Center, Salinas, California; Camp II of the Poston Relocation Center, Parker, Arizona; and Tule Lake Segregation Center, Newell, California. It was during this period that he put down on paper what he was observing, experiencing, and hearing and expressed them in this novel. Nakamura captures exquisitely the thinking and mood of the people. It accurately evokes the fears, anxieties, suspicions, cynicisms and passions brought out by camp life. Nakamura 'almost' succeeded in getting Treadmill published in the late 1940s. While editors and publishers thought well of the novel, they would not publish it as it was 'too sensitive' an issue. Professor Peter Suzuki discovered Treadmill while he was doing some research on internment camps of Japanese Americans.

AUD $20.95

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.



Write a customer review of Treadmill: A Documentary Novel.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide