Sophie and the rising sun by Augusta Trobaugh

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Published by Dutton in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Georgia

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Georgia -- Fiction,
  • Japanese Americans -- Fiction,
  • Gardeners -- Fiction,
  • Georgia -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAugusta Trobaugh.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.R585 S6 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination213 p. ;
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3945138M
ISBN 100525946276
LC Control Number2001028734
OCLC/WorldCa46729257

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Top international reviews Joyce Connors. out of 5 stars Great story. Wanted large print though/5(71). Sophie and the Rising Sun is a story of World War II - specifically of World War II right as the attack on Pearl Harbor happens. It is a story of that time but set in a small Georgia town.

As such, it is period piece about the American South. Sophie is the town spinster with an overpowering mother and a lost love in her background. Ms/5. Sophie and the Rising Sun (80) From the gruff sweetness of Ms. Anne to the mean bitter Ruth.

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Sophie and the Rising Sun is a unique bent on the event of Pearl Harbor. The story takes place in the small town of Salty Creek, Georgia, and focuses on two persons.

Sophie is a middle-aged spinster who lived out her early adulthood taking care of her aging mother and two elderly aunts. Japan is known as "The Land of the Rising Sun," but in the terms of this novel, could the image of a rising sun mean something more.

What is the significance of Mr. Oto's first and middle names. Sally suggests, and Sophie agrees that, "you got to have bad feelings toward some folks because they do things [that are] bad.". Sophie e o Sol Nacente é um filme de drama americano deescrito e dirigido por Maggie Greenwald.

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Sophie, the title character, is a local spinster who has spent her youth and early adulthood caring for her mother and two elderly aunts (who have since passed on), and she Author: Augusta Trobaugh. Spiritual faith is an important theme in Sophie and the Rising Sun.

How does it shape the lives of Mr. Oto, Miss Ruth, and Miss Anne, respectively. At the close of the novel, what do you think happened to Sophie and Mr. Oto. Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is.

It looks like "Sophie and the Rising Sun," originally published more than 10 years ago, has been re-issued by its publisher in anticipation of a new novel from Trobaugh. I'll be interested to see what I think of this new book, "Music from Beyond the Moon," because I felt like "Sophie /5(16).

Oto and Sophie’s love encounters complications when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor and Sophie’s devotion is put to the test. Sophie and the Rising Sun is a lovely book. Oto is an amazing man in his 50s that tends to gardens in Georgia.

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The year is when Mr. Oto, a Japanese man wanders into the town of Salty Creek Georgia. Arriving by bus, Mr. Oto is quite ill /5(46).

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[Augusta Trobaugh] -- InMr Oto, a Japanese American with a secret past, becomes the gardener of Miss Anne, the leading citizen of Salty Creek, Georgia. The coming of World War II threatens his new life and his new. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Sophie and the Rising Sun available in Blu-ray.

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When a quiet. Sophie and the Rising Sun is set in South Carolina at the start of WWII just before and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. A Japanese-American man, Grover Ohta (Takashi Yamaguchi) is dumped, beaten and bruised, on a bench at a bus stop.

The townspeople mistake him for Chinese at first. Editions for Sophie and the Rising Sun: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ),   Which is why I jumped for joy when I heard that Augusta Trobaugh’s charming novel, Sophie and the Rising Sun, was being made into a movie.

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Get this from a library! Sophie and the rising sun. [Augusta Trobaugh] -- When Mr. Oto arrives in Salty Creek, Georgia, kind Miss Anne takes him in and widow Sophie rediscovers new joy after meeting him, but the relationships are tested after the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor.Sophie and the Rising Sun by Augusta Trobaugh About the Book Salty Creek is a sleepy Georgia town where everyone knows everyone else's business, along with their place in the hierarchy of color, class, and family history.

Strangers rarely enter their midst, and a mysterious arrival in the spring of soon sets tongues wagging.Augusta Trobaugh is the author of three previous novels, Sophie and the Rising Sun, Resting in the Bosom of the Lamb, and Praise Jerusalem!, a semi-finalist in the Pirates Alley Faulkner competition.

She holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Georgia, with a concentration in American and Southern literature/5().

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