Amherst Reads July 2013: Jennifer Cody Epstein ’88 and Tim Van Compernolle

A lush, exquisitely rendered meditation on war, The Gods of Heavenly Punishment tells the story of several families, American and Japanese, their loves and infidelities, their dreams and losses, and how they are all connected by one of the most devastating acts of war in human history- the Tokyo fire bombings of 1945.

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