Jeanne Watkatsuki Houston
Farewell to manzanar
How did the author become inspired to write?
Herself and her husband did what they could to make this book happen. They went trough many of obstucless because the Vietnam was going on around that period of time. Not many people were interested in it they would say. In the end the book ended up being published in New York
Her family got evacuated
How successful was this author during her life time?
Now many students read her books and furthermore it may use as a resource to look back into that period of time
Explain how and why they are still well known today ?
Her book got published so now people are going to be able to look back at her when they are trying to find out stuff about the manzanar
Why is this author considered influential?
she inspires people not to give up because just like she didn't give up she got to publish her book
Indentify 5 characteristics of this author.
- she has 3 kids a girl and twins
- well know for her book farewel to manzanar
- she is still alive
- she was brave by the fact that she retold her story on a book
- she studied sociology