Item # 151943.
By Allen Say.
The amazing tricks two American soldiers perform on a borrowed bicycle are a fitting finale for the school sports day festivities in a small village in occupied Japan.
This slice of life in post-war Japan is a captured memory from the author's childhood and an homage to his teachers. It is also stark example of the contrast between traditional life in a small Japanese town and the introduction of American culture and identity.
Paper: 48 pp.