Narrator Allison Hiroto provides a steady, clear narration of this well-researched historical mystery. The year is 1944, and Japanese- American Aki Ito and her parents have just been released from the Manzanar internment camp in California. They are sent to resettle in Chicago, where they learn of the death of Aki's beloved older sister, Rose. Unconvinced of the police's ruling of Rose's death as a suicide, Aki is determined to figure out what really happened. Listeners experience everything through Aki's eyes, and narrator Hiroto captures her drive and persistence. While Hiroto's expression is subtle and could use more energy, listeners will be intrigued by the rich period details, elegant prose, and absorbing story. V.T.M. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2021]
Library Ed. Recorded Books 2021
CD ISBN 9781705035368 $77.75 Eight CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9798200695805 $39.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781705035702 multiple sources
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