Out Loud in the Library! presents a reading of ANSHU

Date: Thursday October 12, 2017
Place: Laakea
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Out Loud in the Library! presents a reading of ANSHU the latest novel by Bamboo Ridge Press writer Juliet S. Kono Reading at Hale La‘akea Library.

ANSHU the latest novel by Bamboo Ridge Press writer Juliet S. Kono Reading at Hale La‘akea Library Anshu follows the central character, Himiko Aoki, a pregnant and unmarried Hilo teenager, as she is sent to live with Tokyo relatives shortly before the outbreak of war. Aoki must navigate the clash of her Japanese American identity with Japan’s cultural norms. Intro by Ryan Koo, WCC assistant professor of history