Legend of the Fire Horse Woman
By Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston.
In Hiroshima, Japan, 1902, a woman born under the portentous Fire Horse sign is married by proxy into the wealthy Matsubara family and sent to join her new husband in a new world, America. In California, 1942, this same woman, facing the sunset of her life, is sent to a Japanese internment camp with her daughter and granddaughter. This is her story, from one beginning to another.
The Legend of Fire Horse Woman is a legend of mothers, sisters, and daughters, a testament to women who overcame all odds to teach those who would follow how to find peace amidst chaos and love amidst hate.
Paper: 330 pp.