Sandra Vea with Alan Abe - Rising Son

Offsite event with KCLS

at: Bothell KCLS
18215 98th Avenue NE
Bothell WA 98011

Meet local author Sandra Vea and family member Alan Abe, as they discuss Rising Son, the remarkable story of Masao Abe, a Japanese American who served a top secret team in WWII. Abe was a 2nd-generation American born in California and educated in Japan. Recruited to join the secretive US Military Intelligence Service, he went to war with a bodyguard because commanders knew he wore a target on both his front and his back. 

Learn more of this little known slice of history from those closest to Masao Abe, author Sandra Vea and son Alan Abe.

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.


Rising Son: A US Soldier's Secret and Heroic Role in World War II Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632172419
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Sasquatch Books - February 12th, 2019