EventsMeet the Author: Daniel James Brown

Meet the Author: Daniel James Brown

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM


For adults and teens.

Discuss Facing the Mountain, A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II with author Daniel James Brown, NY Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat.  

Facing the Mountain
is an unforgettable story unfolding across war-time America and the battlefields of Europe, Based on Brown’s extensive interviews with the families of the protagonists as well as deep archival research, the book chronicles the journeys of four Japanese-American families and their sons.  

The virtual event will feature a conversation between Brown and Densho Executive Director Tom Ikeda who writes in the forward: “Facing The Mountain comes to us during a time of deep unrest, a time when our empathy for others is so needed to guide the choices we will make. This book will open hearts.”

Books are available for purchase from Third Place Books.

Please register by 9am on November 1. The Zoom link will be sent to you by email by 5pm on November 2. You may need to check your spam or junk folder if you don’t see it in your inbox.

Closed captioning is available for online events. Captioning is auto-generated. Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities is available by request for all events. Contact the library at least seven days before the event if you need accommodation. Send your request to

Suitable for:
Teens (Ages 13 to 17)
Adults (Ages 18 and older)
Adults (Ages 55 and older)
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