Flying Time

Flying Time

A Novel

Book - 2014
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In 1939, Kay Jeynes, a lively, ambitious young working-class woman, goes to work for the only Japanese businessman in town, the elderly, wealthy, Oxford-educated Mr. Miyashita. Despite differences in their age, race, and class, a friendship develops between them in the peaceful vacuum of Mr. Miyashita's office. But outside, on the city streets, a dark chapter in recent history is taking shape. As war looms, relations between North America and Japan grow steadily worse. Travel becomes impossible for Mr. Miyashita, so he asks Kay to cross the Pacific Ocean to retrieve a family heirloom, even as the Imperial Navy is maneuvering into position for the attack on Pearl Harbor. On this journey, Kay commits some seemingly small sins of omission. But in the paranoid climate of the times, these little white lies put Mr. Miyashita at risk of being arrested as a spy.
Publisher: [Victoria], British Columbia : Brindle & Glass Publishing Ltd., c2014
ISBN: 9781927366233
1927366232
Branch Call Number: FICTION NOR
Characteristics: 280 p. : 23 cm.

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Apr 19, 2014

A very enjoyable book. Reminded me of Margaret Laurence (Stone Angel, The Diviners). I hope she writes more books like this.

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