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Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say
Book DescriptionThrough compelling reminiscences of his grandfather's life in America and Japan, Allen Say gives us a poignant acount of a family's unique cross-cultural experience. He warmly conveys his own love for his two countries, and the strong and constant desire to be in both places at once. "The immigrant experience has rarely been so poignantly evoked as it is in this direct, lyrical narrative that is able to stir emotions through the sheer simplicity of its telling." -- Horn Book, starred review
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780547076805
(284mm x 236mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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