Download PDF by Constance O'Keefe: A Thousand Stitches: A Novel

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By Constance O'Keefe

ISBN-10: 1564745651

ISBN-13: 9781564745651

in keeping with the real tale of an American-born Kamikaze Pilot. The valuable tale of this novel is informed as a memoir written by means of the most personality, Isamu (Sam) Imagawa, who was once born in the US yet who served as a pilot for the Imperial eastern army in the course of international struggle II. the tale recounts the time Sam spent in Japan, from 1932 to 1963, spanning his early tuition days, his boyhood weigh down and younger love for Michiko Miyazawa, his army occupation, his unsatisfied marriage, and his ultimate break out to the U.S.A. along with his moment spouse. The secondary plot, is instructed from the point of view of Michiko, who recounts her existence in Japan in the course of wartime and reconstruction. the 2 alternating plots are held jointly symbolically by means of a senninbari, a belt with one thousand stitches, which Michiko made for Sam whereas Sam was once a pilot for the japanese Kamikaze Corps. 1000 Stitches makes a robust anti-war assertion, summed up through Michiko’s buddy Keiko: “How silly, silly, silly every little thing approximately this warfare is!” This novel used to be encouraged by way of a memoir, Shig: the real tale of an American Kamikaze," written by way of Shigeo Imamura, whose existence heavily paralleled that of the hero of 1000 Stitches.

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