The Resource One thousand days in Siberia : the odyssey of a Japanese-American POW, Iwao Peter Sano

One thousand days in Siberia : the odyssey of a Japanese-American POW, Iwao Peter Sano

Label
One thousand days in Siberia : the odyssey of a Japanese-American POW
Title
One thousand days in Siberia
Title remainder
the odyssey of a Japanese-American POW
Statement of responsibility
Iwao Peter Sano
Title variation
1,000 days in Siberia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Iwao Peter Sano, a California Nisei, sailed to Japan in 1939 to become an adopted son to his childless aunt and uncle. He was fifteen and knew no Japanese. In the spring of 1945, loyal to his new country, Sano was drafted in the last levy raised in the war. Sent through Korea to join the Kwantung Army in Manchuria, Sano arrived in Hailar; one hundred miles from the Soviet border, as the war was coming to a close. In the confusion that resulted when the war ended, Sano had the bad luck to be in a unit that surrendered to the Russians. It would be nearly three years before he was released to return to Japan."--BOOK JACKET. "Sano's account of life in the POW and labor camps of Siberia is the story of a little-known part of the great conflagration that was World War II. It is also the poignant memoir of a man who was always an outsider, both as an American youth of Japanese ancestry and then as a young Japanese man whose loyalties were suspect to his new compatriots."--BOOK JACKET
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sano, Iwao Peter
Dewey number
  • 940.54/8252
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
D811
LC item number
.S3228 1997
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sano, Iwao Peter
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
Target audience
adult
Label
One thousand days in Siberia : the odyssey of a Japanese-American POW, Iwao Peter Sano
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780803242623
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96054629
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • OCM36158757
  • CARL036158757
Label
One thousand days in Siberia : the odyssey of a Japanese-American POW, Iwao Peter Sano
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvii, 210 p.
Isbn
9780803242623
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96054629
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • OCM36158757
  • CARL036158757

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