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Author Norma Field Discusses Growing Up Biracial in Japan.

Author Norma Field. Field teaches Japanese literature at the University Chicago and was born to a Japanese mother and an American father. Her new book, "In the Realm Of A Dying Emperor," tells the true stories of three Japanese who went against the ultra-conformist Japanese society, and the condemnation they suffered. (It's published by Pantheon). (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Other segments from the episode on February 21, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 21, 1992: Interview with Nan Robertson; Interview with Norma Field; Review of Funkallero's and Ken Schaphorst Big Band's albums "Orange Then Blue" and "After Blue…


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