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Facing the Mountain
Daniel James Brown, New York Times best-selling author

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Tuesday, May 25, 2021 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Facing the Mountain - Daniel James Brown

Number one bestselling author of ​The Boys in the Boat,Daniel James Brown has collaborated with a nonprofit that preserves the oral histories of formerly-interned Japanese Americans to produce Facing the Mountain, a heartbreaking and eye-opening account of four Japanese American families whose sons volunteered for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, deploying to the frontlines of Europe while their families were imprisoned at home. A tale of Americans “striving, resisting,” “laying down their lives, and enduring,” Facing the Mountain shines a light on the bravery and patriotism of a few young men during one of the darkest moments in American history.

Daniel James Brown is a narrative nonfiction author who has published three previous books that strive to bring historical events to life. He taught writing at San José State University. As a California native, he received a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.A. from University of California, Los Angeles.

Moderated by Tom Ikeda, executive director of Denshō.

Registration includes a copy of Facing the Mountain and a signed bookplate shipped directly to your home



In partnership with the Dallas Museum of Art's Arts & Letters Live

Promotional Partner: Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth

Location: Virtual Event
Fees: $42 DMA and WACDFW Members; $44 Non-Members; Registration fee includes a copy of the book with signed bookplate
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