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Black glasses like Clark Kent

Terese Svoboda

Black glasses like Clark Kent

a GI"s secret from postwar Japan

by Terese Svoboda

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Published by Graywolf Press in Saint Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kent, Clark.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Military police.,
  • United States. -- Army -- Military life.,
  • Military police -- Biography.,
  • Japan -- History -- Allied occupation, 1945-1952.

  • About the Edition

    After her Uncle"s suicide, Terese Svoboda investigates his stunning claim that MPs may have executed their own men during the occupation of Japan after World War II.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-222).

    Other titlesGI"s secret from postwar Japan
    StatementTerese Svoboda.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsGraywolf Press.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD802.J3 S86 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19286708M
    ISBN 109781555974909
    LC Control Number2007925191


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Poet and novelist Svoboda (Tin God,etc.) chronicles her uncle’s odyssey in occupied Japan and unearths some troubling truths about the U.S. disjointed nature of her memoir may be connected to the reluctance the author admits feeling when her aging father and uncle pestered her to write about the latter’s month stint as an MP at the close of Author: Terese Svoboda.

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In Black Glasses Like Clark Kent, winner of the Graywolf Nonfiction Prize, Svoboda offers a striking and carefully wrought personal account of her uncle's decline sixty years after the war. She intersperses excerpts of her uncle's recordings, letters to his wife, and her own research and shows how the vagaries of military justice and can allow.

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