Seiichi Higashide (1909-97) was a leader in the effort to obtain redress from the American government for the violation of the human rights of the Peruvian Japanese internees during World War II. His moving memoir tells the story of a bizarre and little-known episode in the history of World War II when he and other Latin American Japanese were seized by police and forcibly deported to the U.S.... we had to take out the trash for the tenants and provide changes of linen such as sheets, pillow cases, and towels. Common areas ... Entering this new business activity, I again became a jack of all trades. ... Except for exceptionally difficult problems, I also did all the repairs to the gas lines, water lines, and electrical wiring.
|Title||:||Adios to Tears|
|Publisher||:||University of Washington Press - 2012-01-01|