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The Informers

Vásquez, Juan Gabriel. The Informers. Riverhead, 2009. (historical fiction) From the author of The Sound of Things Falling, a “brilliant new novel” (New York Times Book Review) and one of the most buzzed about books of the year! “One of the most original new voices of Latin American literature.” — Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize […]

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Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp

Wegars, Priscilla. Imprisoned in Paradise: Japanese Internee Road Workers at the World War II Kooskia Internment Camp. (Asian American Comparative Collection (AACC), University of Idaho, Moscow, 2010. Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for the University of Idaho Press Imprisoned in Paradise exposes the United States’s little-known World War II rendition of Japanese Latin Americans, including men […]

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Loyalty on Trial: One American’s Battle With the F.B.I.

Wolter/Masters, Loyalty on Trial: One American’s Battle With the F.B.I., iUniverse 2004. Loyalty On Trial reveals that Arthur Wolter was accused of being the “power behind the throne” of an organization targeted by J. Edgar Hoover during WWII as subversive and un-American. Referenced in the index files of the House Special Committee on un-American Activities as the […]

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Story Preservation Initiative

Story Preservation Initiative—who’s mission “is to create and make available to the general public a diverse collection of oral histories of people who have exhibited a talent, passion, commitment, or way of living that has served to enrich the human experience. The sole function of the collection is to serve as an educational, historical, and cultural […]

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