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By Constance O'Keefe

ISBN-10: 1564745651

ISBN-13: 9781564745651

in accordance with the real tale of an American-born Kamikaze Pilot. The crucial tale of this novel is advised as a memoir written through the most personality, Isamu (Sam) Imagawa, who was once born in the United States yet who served as a pilot for the Imperial jap army in the course of international warfare II. the tale recounts the time Sam spent in Japan, from 1932 to 1963, spanning his early university days, his boyhood weigh down and younger love for Michiko Miyazawa, his army occupation, his unsatisfied marriage, and his ultimate break out to the U.S.A. together with his moment spouse. The secondary plot, is advised from the point of view of Michiko, who recounts her lifestyles in Japan in the course of wartime and reconstruction. the 2 alternating plots are held jointly symbolically by means of a senninbari, a belt with one thousand stitches, which Michiko made for Sam whereas Sam was once a pilot for the japanese Kamikaze Corps. one thousand Stitches makes a robust anti-war assertion, summed up through Michiko’s pal Keiko: “How silly, silly, silly every thing approximately this warfare is!” This novel was once encouraged through a memoir, Shig: the real tale of an American Kamikaze," written by means of Shigeo Imamura, whose lifestyles heavily paralleled that of the hero of one thousand Stitches.

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