Fifty Words for Rain

  • Type: Books
  • By: Asha Lemmie
  • Age Category: Adults
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Recommended by: Jessica T.
  • ISBN/UPC: 9781524746360
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This a tough and fascinating debut epic

This a tough and fascinating debut epic following the life of a mixed-race illegitimate child in post-World War II Japan. The daughter of a married Japanese aristocrat and a Black American GI, Noriko is born an outsider and a symbol of her family’s shame. Kept in her grandparents attic, she remains an obedient child up until she is introduced to her legitimate older brother and the siblings form a bond that changes everything.