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2014 / Book review “Murder on Bamboo Lane”: Naomi Hirahara has hit a home-run with her new mystery

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Murder on Bamboo Lane Author:  Naomi Hirahara Berkley Publishing Group A Berkley Prime Crime Book Copyright: 2014 Naomi Hirahara 292 pages Book review by June Aochi Berk I believe Naomi Hirahara has hit a home-run with this new mystery book!  The Edgar Award-winning author Naomi Hirahara’s heroine, Ellie Rush, in Murder on Bamboo Lane,...
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2014 / Book review: With honesty, a “Nisei daughter” recollected the conflicted feelings

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Nisei Daughter Author:  Monica Itoi Sone New Introduction Written by Marie Rose Wong University Washington Press, 228 pages Book review byJune Aochi Berk Kazuko (Monica) Itoi Sone’s recollections as a young second-generation Nisei is told with simplicity and prose-like remembrances.  Kazuko-chan’s detailed descriptions of the people and places in her childhood in Seattle are...
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