Local writer Sumi Kinoshita tells us the story of her family’s history, when as Japanese Canadians, they were forced from their Victoria home and interned in interior BC during World War II. With the help of family stories and memories, combined with historical photographs, readers are able to delve into one family’s memoirs and a narrative account of a shameful time in Canada’s history. I enjoyed reading about Sumi Kinoshita’s family’s experience and reflecting on the issues and themes raised in this book. (submitted by MS)
Meet Sumi Kinoshita at Authors Among Us: History Writes—Inspired and Remembered at City Centre Library on Sat, May 9 at 2pm. Call 604-598-7426 to save your spot.