In the dark days of war, a mother makes the ultimate sacrifice.
Takeda is just fourteen years old, living in Los Angeles, when the
bombs rain down on Pearl Harbor. Within weeks, she and her mother,
Miyako, are ripped from their home, rounded up—along with thousands of
other innocent Japanese-Americans—and taken to the Manzanar prison camp.
by blistering heat and choking dust, Lucy and Miyako must endure the
harsh living conditions of the camp. Corruption and abuse creep into
every corner of Manzanar, eventually ensnaring beautiful, vulnerable
Miyako. Ruined and unwilling to surrender her daughter to the same fate,
Miyako soon breaks. Her final act of desperation will stay with Lucy
forever … and spur her to sins of her own. Download and start listening now!