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The Nichi Bei Weekly review of 'In the Woods of Memory' by Shun Medoruma

Thomas Joel - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The Ichi Bei Weeklya Japanese-American community-focused publication based in San Francisco, recently reviewed Shun Medoruma's In the Woods of Memory, calling it "a tapestry of trauma in Okinawa" that "offers an in-depth look at the residual of war."  
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The Colorado Review on Shun Medoruma's "In the Woods of Memory"

Thomas Joel - Monday, November 27, 2017

In his beautifully insightful review of Shun Medoruma's novel In the Woods of Memoryliterary critic Eric Maroney of the Colorado Review lauds the book as a "layered, textured novel [that] throws into stark relief the interconnections between experience and memory, and the enduring nature of trauma."
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