BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3534@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120225T000000Z DTEND:20120225T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>How to Be An American Housewife</em>&nbsp\;crosses continen ts\, cultures\, decades\, and generations to tell the story of a Japanese woman who marries an American soldier at the end of World War II\, her tho rny relationship with her American daughter\, and the trip to contemporary Japan that changes both of their lives in dramatic and unexpected ways.&n bsp\;\n\n<em>Wingshooters</em>\, set in the 1970s\, is about racial bigotr y in Deerhorn\, Wisconsin&mdash\;a small town that is entirely white until the arrival of nine-year-old Michelle\, the daughter of a Japanese mother and a white American father\, moves in with her grandparents. Revoyr&rsqu o\;s new novel examines the effects of change on a small\, isolated town\, the strengths and limits of community\, and the sometimes conflicting loy alties of family and justice.&nbsp\;\n\nFree with Museum admission.&nbsp\; Reservations recommended to rsvp@janm.org or 213.625.0414 at least 48 hour s prior.\n\n<a href="http://www.janm.org/" target="_blank">www.janm.org</a >\n<a href="/journal/2012/1/30/how-to-be-an-american-housewife/"></a>\n<a href="/journal/2012/1/30/how-to-be-an-american-housewife/">Interview with Margaret Dilloway about <em>How to Be an American Housewife</em> &gt\;&gt\ ;</a>\n<a href="/journal/2012/2/16/from-crenshaw-to-deerhorn/"></a>\n<a hr ef="/journal/2012/2/16/from-crenshaw-to-deerhorn/">Interview with Nina Rev oyr about <em>Wingshooters</em> &gt\;&gt\;</a> SUMMARY:Double (Book) Header: How to Be An American Housewife by Margaret D illoway & Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr URL:/en/events/2012/02/25/double-book-header-how-to-be-an-american-housew/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR