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Yesterday I saw the film SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS/ and I’ve read the book by DAVID GUUERSON. I think the book as well as the film are just overwhelming!(überragend/straordinario)
Do you know about the situation of the American Japanese people and their situation, especially in California, during the second world war? der Weltkrieg/la guerra mondiale
The story is about the tragic situation of the Japanese people who had become Americans, fought (fight präsens-fought past/kämpfen-gekämpft/combattere-combattuto) for the USA in the second world war and were even decorated war veterans, suffered very much because of the hatred (der Hass-l’odio) and prejudices (das Vorurteil/il pregiudizio) American citizens had towards them, especially, after Pearl Harbour.
We realize also very much the difference of cultures if we look at the touching (ergreifenden/toccante )love story between Ishmael and Hatsue.(Love letter on page 195 by Ishmael)
Could you imagine in your culture to not being able (nicht können/non poter)to marry your beloved woman/man because of cultural clashes?
As the story is last, but not least, about the mysterious death of white local fisherman Carl Heine and the trial (der Prozess/ il processo) for murder against Kabuo Miyamoto a Japanese-American fisherman, I also include a photo of boats in a Californian harbour. (der Hafen/il porto)
This this the link to the latest interview and conversation with the writer, his books and the readers. You can, however, find and download all the older conversations.
This is a quiz about literature http://portal.sliderocket.com/BLHNP/LITERATURE1