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The Sun Gods Arriving In Seattle On The Eve Of World War II, Japanese Born Mitsuko Falls For Tom, A Widowed Pastor, And Becomes Surrogate Mother To His Fair Haired American Toddler, Bill But The Bombing Of Pearl Harbor Strains The Newly Formed Family As U.S Government Mandates And Tom S Growing Discomfort With All Things Japanese Force Mitsuko And Young Bill To Leave Seattle And Tom Behind For The Minidoka Internment Camp, Unsure If They Will Ever Return.Two Decades Later, Memories Of Minidoka And Long Lost Mitsuko Haunt Bill, Sparking An Arduous Journey That Leads Him From Seattle S International District To Newly Reconstructed Japan To Find His Japanese Mother And Learn The Truth About Their Shared Past.Jay Rubin Is One Of The Foremost English Language Translators Of Japanese Literature He Is Best Known For His Numerous Translations Of Works By Haruki Murakami, Japan S Leading Contemporary Novelist, And The Study Haruki Murakami And The Music Of Words Most Recently, He Has Translated The First Two Books Of Murakami S Bestselling Novel, 1Q84 In Addition, Rubin S Making Sense Of Japanese Remains One The Widely Used Guides To Japanese Language Studies.Jay Rubin Received His PhD In Japanese Literature From The University Of Chicago And Taught At Harvard University And The University Of Washington He Lives Near Seattle With His Wife.

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[ Reading ] ➹ The Sun Gods  Author Jay Rubin – Instaposter.us
  • Paperback
  • 361 pages
  • The Sun Gods
  • Jay Rubin
  • 17 December 2017
  • 1634059506

10 thoughts on “The Sun Gods

  1. says:

    We, the living, the sinners, could do only one thing for the dead to mourn them in anger To love each other in anger To resist the temptations of an evil God who would tear his children to pieces and command them to be grateful for it.

  2. says:

    Beautiful story of tragedy and love It pulls us in and we feel happy with love when Mitsuko meets her surrogate son Billy, sick with disgust as we go to live in the U.S concentration camps built for those of Japanese descent during WWII, confused as Billy attempts to piece together his past, ashamed of Pastor Tom s abandonment of his familyBrilliant novel and wonderfully written Jay Rubin s extensive knowledge of Japanese language and culture adds layers of lovely detail to the story of Bi Beautiful story of tragedy and love It pulls us in and we feel happy with love when Mitsuko meets her surrogate son Billy, sick with disgust as we go to live in the U.S concentration camps built for those of Japanese descent during WWII, confused as Billy attempts to piece together his past, ashamed...

  3. says:

    To be honest, I wasn t so sure about this book at the beginning Not being a very religious person myself, it started out quite religious and the characters talked a lot about spreading the word of God However, I am glad that I stuck with it as it did not stay preachy and was just showing how one of the main characters influenced people with religion as well as cut hmself off from others emotionally due to it.Mitsuko is a Japanese woman that falls in love with thae pastor of their church and es To be honest, I wasn t so sure about this book at the beginning Not being a very religious person myself, it started out quite religious and the characters talked a lot about spreading the word of God However, I am glad that I stuck with it as it did not stay preachy and was just showing how one of the main characters influenced people with religion as well as cut hmself off from others emotionally due to it.Mitsuko is a Japanese woman that falls in love with thae pastor of their church and especially his little boy, Billy She becomes his mother and remians so even after she is put in Japanese internment camps as he goes along with her while the husband retreats back to the church and away from them Billy s father eventually wants him back when he decides to remarry Broken hearted Mitsuko then volunteers to return to Japan.Billy becomes an adult seemingly following his father s footsteps in religion when he just can t get ...

  4. says:

    This well written novel by scholarly translator of Haruki Murakami, Natsume Souseki, etc., conveys facts about a little known aspect of this country s history character centering around the WW2 internment of Japanese Americans in a format that unlike st...

  5. says:

    In this, the year of the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 which interned the Japanese in the United States into horribly decrepit conditions in internment camps,it seems apropos to put this on the reading list.Pastor Tom Morton has a Japanese congregation and meets and marries the sister of one of his congregation, a visitor from Japan who has taken a strong liking to Pastor Tom s son Billy Fast forward, they marry and when orders appear for Mitsuko to report for relocation, Pastor Tom In this, the year of the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 which interned the Japanese in the United States into horribly ...

  6. says:

    This book was lent to me by my neighbor, who happens to be Japanese who was in Japan during World War II I gave her the book unbroken to read And she in return gave me this book Where unbroken shows the unfavorable light of the Japanese during World War II, this book shows the unfavorable light of America with internment camps in the western United States It is a good historical fiction book that has Seattle and surrounding areas as it s backdrop Oh, the reason she thought to give me the bo This book was lent to me by my neighbor, who happens to be Japanese who was in Japan during World War II I gave her the book unbroken to read And she in return gave me this book Where unbroken shows the unfavorable light of the Japanese during World War II, this book shows the unfavorable light of America with internment...

  7. says:

    I m not going to lie I read this because I am a bit obsessed with Haruki Murakami s work and I was curious to read the novel of someone who had spent so much time translating Murakami s works into English I also have the chance to meet with the author next week as part of a teacher s workshop This book is magnificent, and I felt immersed in the pre war Pacific Northwest as well as post war Japan I felt COMPLETELY transported You can read about the plot synopsis somewhere else, but I will I m not going to lie I read this because I am a bit obsessed with Haruki Murakami s work and I was curious to read the novel of someone who had spent so much time translating Murakami s works into English I also have the chance to meet with...

  8. says:

    Breathtaking This story takes place in America and Japan before, during and after the Second World War Mitsuko is the heroine of this story who marries an American minister and bonds with his young son He aban...

  9. says:

    Jay Rubin is a noted Japanese translator who wrote this bookthan ten years ago It s a tragic love story between a Japanese woman and a Caucasian widower with a small child at the onset and during WWII With the intense anti Japanese pressure, he divorces her but ...

  10. says:

    It s a story about a young American man trying to find a Japanese woman who took care of him as her son during the World War II in a concentration camp Even though the book covers very broad theme, such as religion, war, blood,...

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