Tag: World War II

New Release – Yasu’s Quest: A Tale of Triumph by Diane Dettmann Special / Spotlights

Don’t miss Diane Dettmann’s book, Yasu’s Quest: A Tale of Triumph, the latest in her series about Yasu Sakamoto and her trials as a Japanese American during World War II. Summary In June of 1944, as World War II rages on overseas, a feeling of defeat looms over eighteen-year-old Yasu Sakamoto. Three years of her young life have wasted away in a Japanese internment camp...

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Articles / On Writing

What Raiders of the Lost Ark Taught Me About Storytelling   Earlier today, Raiders of the Lost Ark was on television. This was one of my all-time favorite movies when I was a kid. I still remember riding in the car with my family as we drove the thirty miles to the closest theater in Jerome, Idaho to see this movie for the first time. I was twelve years...

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