The Mangrove Tree

By The Bloomsbury Review

…Roth’s colorful collages assist in recounting the village’s story, and photographs at the end of the book vividly document the people and place where the project occurs. In an afterword, Roth and Trumbore tell the reader that as a teenager during World War II, Gordon Sato was sent to the Manzanar War Relocation Center in the California desert, where he learned how to grow corn despite the dry conditions.