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Sandra Dallas

Biography

Sandra Dallas

Award-winning author Sandra Dallas was dubbed “a quintessential American voice” by Jane Smiley, in Vogue Magazine. She is the author of THE BRIDE'S HOUSE, WHITER THAN SNOW, PRAYERS FOR SALE and TALLGRASS, among others. Her novels have been translated into a dozen languages and optioned for films. She is the recipient of the Women Writing the West Willa Award and the two-time winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award. For 25 years, Dallas worked as a reporter covering the Rocky Mountain region for Business Week, and started writing fiction in 1990. She lives with her husband in Denver, Colorado.

Sandra Dallas

Books by Sandra Dallas

by Sandra Dallas - Historical Fiction

It's 1942: Tomi Itano, 12, is a second-generation Japanese American who lives in California with her family on their strawberry farm. Although her parents came from Japan and her grandparents still live there, Tomi considers herself an American. But after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, things change --- her father is suspected as a spy and taken away, and the rest of Tomi's family is sent to an internment camp in Colorado. Tomi becomes bitter, wondering how her country could treat her and her family like the enemy. What does she need to do to prove she is an honorable American?