Farewell to Manzanar

Eight year-old Jeanne believes her father gets drunk because he does not want to live so close to other Japanese and because “he thought he was better than they were.... (pg. 66) What other reason does he have for getting drunk and isolating himself from


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Father feels helpless. He cannot protect or help his family: he is at the mercy of his captors. Rumors are also being passed that Papa bought his release from Fort Lincoln by informing on other men.