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Fifty Words for Rain

Young Japanese Girl Struggles for Identity in WWII

January 1, 2021 4:02 am By 1 Comment

Fifty Words for Rain, Asha Lemmie, Dutton - Eight-year-old Nori is dropped off by her mother at the estate of the grandparents she never knew she had. For three years, she lives in their attic, suffering acid baths to lighten her skin and beatings with a wooden spoon.