Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir by Elizabeth Miki Brina

Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir

Elizabeth Miki Brina with Sachi Lovatt (Narrator)

8 hours, 29 minutes first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction memoir emotional reflective medium-paced


A searing, deeply candid memoir about a young woman's journey to understanding her complicated parents--her mother an Okinawan war bride, her father a Vietnam veteran--and her own, fraught cultural heritage. Elizabeth's mother was working as a nig...

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emotional 90%
reflective 90%
sad 54%
informative 53%
challenging 41%
hopeful 22%
inspiring 22%
dark 15%
tense 12%
adventurous 3%
funny 1%
mysterious 1%


medium 77%
slow 16%
fast 5%

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