Major Lloyd Gruver, a Korean War flying ace reassigned to Japan, staunchly supports the military's opposition to marriages between American troops and Japanese women. But that's before Gruver experiences a love that challenges his own deeply set prejudices... and plunges him into conflict with the U.S. Air Force and Japan's own cultural taboos. Written by
Worlds apart...theirs was the daring love affair violating every rule, every custom, every centuries-old belief!
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Did You Know?
In 1956, more than 10,000 American servicemen had defied regulations and married Japanese women, as indeed had the novel's author, James A. Michener
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When Maj. Gruver is lying on a bent tree, we see him putting his right hand in his pocket. The next shot shows him with his both hands on his belly. See more
This is the first liquid rice I have ever run into!
Mountains Beyond the Moon
Words by Carl Sigman
Lyrics by Franz Waxman See more