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Community News - King County Library virtual: Meet Author Daniel James Brown


November 02, 2021


Zoom - Virtual

Start Time

7:00 pm

End Time

8:00 pm

KING COUNTY LIBRARY present Meet the Author: Daniel James Brown

King County Library presents Meet the Author: Daniel James Brown, for a talk with Densho’s Tom Ikeda on his new book, Facing the Mountain, on Tuesday, November 2, 7:00-8:00 pm PST on Zoom.

Discuss Facing the Mountain, A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II with author Daniel James Brown, NY Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat. Facing the Mountain is an unforgettable story unfolding across war-time America and the battlefields of Europe. Based on Brown’s extensive interviews with the families of the protagonists as well as deep archival research, the book chronicles the journeys of four Japanese American families and their sons. 

The virtual event will feature a conversation between Brown and Densho Executive Director Tom Ikeda who writes in the forward: “Facing The Mountain comes to us during a time of deep unrest, a time when our empathy for others is so needed to guide the choices we will make. This book will open hearts.”

For more information go here: https://kcls.bibliocommons.com/events/61377b8ebda06c41008105a2