The Eagles of Heart Mountain A true story of football, incarceration, and resistance in World War II America

Bradford Pearson

Large print - 2021

A painstakingly researched account details the tragic and triumphant story of the Eagles, a high school football team from Cody, Wyoming's World War II Japanese-American incarceration camp.

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Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print 2021.
Center Point Large Print edition
Item Description
Regular print version previously published by: Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Physical Description
495 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
Main Author
Bradford Pearson (author)
  • City of good neighbors
  • Twinkletoes
  • Furusato
  • How to make it in America
  • 9066
  • A question of blood
  • Japanita
  • 58 minutes
  • Kannon-sama is crying
  • "Trapped like rats in a wired cage"
  • Everything is going along fine
  • A determined effort to see the job through
  • 13 days
  • Warriors
  • Coyotes
  • Bulldogs
  • 4-F
  • Letter from Laramie County Jail
  • Boys of summer
  • Chasing perfection
  • November 4, 1944
  • Going about like eagles.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

In the spring of 1942, the United States government forced 120,000 Japanese Americans from their homes in California, Oregon, Washington, and Arizona and sent them to incarceration camps across the West. Nearly 14,000 of them landed on the outskirts of Cody, Wyoming, at the base of Heart Mountain.