Farewell to Manzanar
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Non-Fiction, Children's Literature, Biography, Autobiography, Memoir
Farewell to Manzanar is a memoir published in 1973 by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston. The book describes the experiences of Jeanne Wakatsuki and her family before, during and following their imprisonment at the Manzanar concentration camp due to the United States government's internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. It was adapted into a made-for-TV movie in 1976 starring Yuki Shimoda, Nobu McCarthy, Pat Morita and Mako.