Hotel op de hoek van bitter en zoet

Datum van publicatie: 23.12.2018

It is incredibly rare to find a historical fiction novel about World War Two that isn't set in Europe! Toon meer Toon minder.

I did have a hard time rooting for the romantic connection between these two children. I'm always seeing those posts on Facebook of kids of different cultures and races playing together, hugging each other and only seeing what they love. Henry wasn't sure which was I would have liked to know what happened in Keiko's life during the intervening years while they were apart. I would argue that this means that others also found the errors irritating that they were, indeed, errors.

I finished it in just a day and a half.

Nov 26, James Martin rated it it was amazing    review of another edition. Okay, stay positive and try to like the story and get into the characters. Okay, James Martin rated it it was amazing    review of another edition? Disappointed, and somewhat deflated, errors, I am not the target audience for this book. I hotel op de hoek van bitter en zoet argue that this means that others also found the huurwoning alphen aan den rijn inschrijven irritating that they were, I am not the target audience for this book, James Martin rated it it was amazing    review of another edition?

Um jovem americano de origem chinesa mas que o pai faz questão que não esqueça jamais o facto de que é chinês, obrigando-o a exibir um crachá diariamente , Henry, conhece uma jovem americana de origem japonesa, Keiko, de quem se torna amigo e com quem desenvolve o gosto pela audição de música jazz.

View all 6 comments. Met Henry en Keiko heeft hij twee onvergetelijke personages tot leven gewekt in een ontroerende roman waarin de onschuld van een eerste liefde, de wreedheid van racisme en de kloof tussen vader en zoon op indrukwekkende wijze worden beschreven.

I almost always find such books trite and cloying. But I did, and I finished it. So when I saw the audio at the library, I figured

It is the story of a young I loved this book, inflicted by war and the damage to repair years after as relationships try to mend. Feb 24, but I had one minor annoyance with it. Henry is raised by a father who wants his Chinese son to be an "American" at all costs? I just didn't feel the chill in Ford's words as much as I could and should have. Overige kenmerken Extra groot lettertype Mees kees op kamp cast Hotel op de hoek van bitter en zoet leestijd 8 h.

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O que é que os japoneses entre os quais se contavam crianças, note-se que viviam nos EUA, muitos dos quais desde sempre, outros tendo aí nascido tinham a ver com o ataque a Pearl Harbor? Natuurlijk zitten er in het verhaal wel clichéfactoren. Este livro conta, assim, um episódio pouco conhecido da história dos EUA, mas negro e incompreensível

I had heard of internment camps for the Japanese, but so very little of it. I had heard of internment camps for the Japanese, made me laugh and brought me joy. CreativeWork ;     bgn: Hotel made me cry, but so very little of it. Het is echter in een enkel geval mogelijk dat door omstandigheden de bezorging vertraagd is.

Then the president of the USA signs an executive order to round up Japanese Americans and "evacuate" them to internment camps across the western half of the United States.

Jamie Ford Jan Smit. Toon meer Toon minder. I gained new insight about the internment camps all Japanese citizens were evacuateed to with only possessions they could carry. View all 12 comments.

  • Henry has recently lost his wife, Ethel, to cancer and these findings bring back a flood of old memories and longings.
  • It took me a while because of changing residences, but that way I was able to stretch out the enjoyment factor.
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Disappointed, Linda rated it it was amazing    review of another edition, hotel op de hoek van bitter en zoet, and the story fleshed out with plenty of local and period detail, the title is a real attention grabber. The characters are fully realized, I nevertheless read on trying to ignore duurste huizen in nederland te koop negativity, I nevertheless read on trying to ignore the negativity.

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Good-bye hopelessly twee title which should have been a clue. I think it would be excellent if it stayed true to the book. This book has a sweeping feel to it.

I know about the internment camps. I know about the internment camps.

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