BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20111009T000000Z DTEND:20111009T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em><strong>Making Home from War:\nStories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement</strong></em>\nA collection of Nisei writings\n\nW ritten by thirteen Japanese American elders\,&nbsp\;<em>Making Home from W ar</em>&nbsp\;is a collection of stories about their exodus from the World War II camps into a world that in a few short years had drastically chang ed. In order to survive\, they found the resilience they needed in the for m of community\, and gathered reserves of strength from family and friends . Through a spectrum of conflicting and rich emotions\,&nbsp\;<em>Making H ome from War&nbsp\;</em>demonstrates the depth of human resolve and faith during a time of devastating upheaval.\n\nEditor Brian Komei Dempster and writer Harumi Serata (from Washington) and writer Sato Hashizume (from Por tland) will be visiting the Legacy Center to discuss&nbsp\;<em>Making Home from War</em>. In the essay "Return to Jefferson Street" Sato Hashizume s hares her impressions on the changes in her old neighborhood and recollect s the Vanport flood.\n\nFor more information or to RSVP\, please contact O regon Nikkei Endowment at 503-224-1458\, or go to <a href="http://www.oreg"></a>. SUMMARY:Book Reading - Making Home from War URL:/en/events/2011/10/09/book-reading-making-home-from-war/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR