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New Novel By Fresno Author Explores Japanese-American Experience In WWII

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James Ardaiz, author of the novel "Tears of Honor"

The new historical novel “Tears of Honor” by Fresno author James Ardaiz documents the experience of Japanese-Americans during WWII. The sweeping narrative includes two boys from Calwa who are forced into an internment camp, and ultimately show their loyalty to America by joining the Army and fighting in the war. Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock spoke with Ardaiz about the novel and the extensive research he conducted while writing it. 

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