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By Nick Golodoff,Rachel Mason,Brenda Maly

ISBN-10: 1602232490

ISBN-13: 9781602232495

In the quiet of morning, precisely six months after Pearl Harbor, the japanese touched down on American soil. touchdown at the distant Alaska island of Attu, they assailed a complete village, keeping the Alaskan villagers for 2 months and finally corralling all survivors right into a freighter certain for Japan.

One of these survivors, Nick Golodoff, grew to become a prisoner of battle at simply six years outdated. He used to be one of the dozens of Unangan Attu citizens swept away to Hokkaido, and one among merely twenty-five to outlive. Attu Boy tells Golodoff’s tale of those harrowing years as he stumbled on either friendship and cruelty by the hands of the japanese. It bargains an extraordinary examine the lives of civilian prisoners and their captors in WWII-era Japan. It additionally tells of Golodoff’s bittersweet go back to a place of birth torn aside by way of career and compelled internments. Interwoven with different voices from Attu, this richly illustrated memoir is a testomony to the struggles, triumphs, and heartbreak of lives disrupted through war.

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