A revelatory account of a hidden chapter of the treatment of Japanese-Americans during World War II deepens our understanding of American prejudice and the abuse of power.
Posted on Jan 9, 2009
Jay Feldman is the author of the critically acclaimed “When The Mississippi Ran Backwards: Empire, Intrigue, Murder, and the New Madrid Earthquakes” (Free Press, 2005). His work has appeared in Smithsonian Magazine, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Gourmet, The New York Times, and a wide variety of other national, regional and local publications. He is currently working on a new book for Pantheon about the scapegoating of minorities in times of crisis.
His Web site is http://www.jfeldman.com.