Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
A NovelBook - 2009
From Library Staff
Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps of the era, this debut novel tells the story of widower Henry Lee, his father, and his first love Keiko Okabe.
hethl writes "This book is endearing, complex, and imaginative, with a well-executed plot and wonderfully fully-developed characters. Flash backs from adult lives are intertwined seamlessly as two 12 year olds, Henry and Keiko, come of age and fall in love under very difficult circumstances.... Read More »
JCLRobinD Dec 03, 2012
We will be discussing this novel on Nov. 20th at 9am.
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This is a beautifully written book showing both the pain and beauty of love, music & friendship among the challenges of assimilation, discrimination and war.
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