Last edited by Gardabar
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | History

7 edition of The Yokota Officers Club found in the catalog.

The Yokota Officers Club

a novel

by Sarah Bird

  • 124 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Ballanatine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Okinawa-shi (Japan),
  • Japan,
  • Okinawa-shi
    • Subjects:
    • Women college students -- Fiction,
    • Children of military personnel -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- Japan -- Okinawa-shi -- Fiction,
    • Okinawa-shi (Japan) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes reader"s guide.

      Statementby Sarah Bird.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesBallantine reader"s circle
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.I74 Y65 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination367 p. ;
      Number of Pages367
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3571511M
      ISBN 100345452771
      LC Control Number2002092460
      OCLC/WorldCa51109860

      The Yokota Officers Club | Sarah Bird’s gutsy, sharp, and touching new novel opens at full ette "Bernie" Root, military brat, speaks. She has never really noticed what a peculiar bunch of nomads her eight-member Air Force family is (with the exception of her Post Princess sister, Kit), until the summer after her first year of college when she joins them at .   The Yokota Officers Club By Gillian Flynn Updated Ma at AM EDTAuthor: Gillian Flynn.

      THE YOKOTA OFFICERS CLUB Sarah Bird, Author. Knopf $23 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. The Mommy Club Buy this book .   Read "The Yokota Officers Club A Novel" by Sarah Bird available from Rakuten Kobo. Sarah Bird’s gutsy, sharp, and touching new novel opens at full speed. Bernadette "Bernie" Root, military brat, speaks. Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

        The Yokota Officers Club is a tale both courageous and touching--a journey of the heart that speaks volumes of the transient, isolated lifestyle of military families. Having grown up at the Yokota Air Base in Japan, and having moved six times in the last eight years, Bernadette 'Bernie' Root and her five siblings are quintessential military brats. By Adrienne Rice. Sarah Bird’s semi-autobiographical novel, The Yokota Officer’s Club, will make you get all misty-eyed and burst out laughing at the same time. Published on Aug as In the Mix - Book in the Arts&Culture section of the Reno News & Review.


Share this book
You might also like
Technical guide for housing plan

Technical guide for housing plan

Nursing care of people with aids and their families

Nursing care of people with aids and their families

Freedom to read

Freedom to read

Notes from books

Notes from books

Alphonso Brown.

Alphonso Brown.

Mastering hand-lettering

Mastering hand-lettering

Coastal harbors of Oregon and Washington

Coastal harbors of Oregon and Washington

Abraham (Bible Stories)

Abraham (Bible Stories)

Whos who on TV soaps, miniserials, movies, and lots more

Whos who on TV soaps, miniserials, movies, and lots more

Man and the changing landscape

Man and the changing landscape

Careless

Careless

John Virtue

John Virtue

coordinated approach to interviewing in child sexual abuse investigations

coordinated approach to interviewing in child sexual abuse investigations

Playing fast

Playing fast

The Yokota Officers Club by Sarah Bird Download PDF EPUB FB2

Officers' Club Bldg Calendar GoogleCal. Officers' Club Adults Only Membership Dinner Officers' Club Bldg. pm pm. Officers' Club Adults Only Membership Dinner. Wed • 19 Feb • 5–7 p.m.

Free for Members • Adults Only *Chico’s will be closed for dinner in support of this event. Wed • 19 Feb • 5–7 p.m. The Yokota Officers Club A Novel takes place in two decades: the present is during the Vietnam war era; the other is during the post-WWII occupation of Japan by Americans during the Cold War.

From the perspective of This novel was my book club's selection for September, chosen mostly because it takes place on Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan /5.

The Yokota Officers club at Yokota AFB Japan is now an destination for us. Every time that we visit the club, I try to visualize the events described in the book. Nothing much seems to have changed; the stage and bar are still being used for various events and entertaining shows, the atmosphere of the club could easily take one back to the 50's /5(71).

Sweet, powerful, and terrifying, Sarah Bird's talent, always substantial, achieves in The Yokota Officers Club an even greater depth and force that is nothing less than wondrous. This book is a beautiful and breathtaking treasure, and I thank her for it.

Mary Edwards Wertsch, author of Military Brats Legacies of Childhood Inside the Fortress. At their grand finale at the Yokota Officers’ Club, Fumiko finally The Yokota Officers Club book, and Bernie discovers the terrible price that is paid when the secrets nations hide end up buried within families.

A brilliantly appealing novel whose energy, wit, and feeling have won for it (see back of the jacket) extraordinary advance praise/5(14). Bldg. • DSN. Officers' Club. Bldg. 31 • DSN.

The Yokota Officers Club: A Novel by Sarah Bird About the Book After a year away at college, military brat Bernadette Root has come "home"; to Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan, to spend the summer with her bizarre yet comforting clan.

Ruled by. Book reviews. The Yokota Officers Club Sarah Bird Review by Bonnie Ertelt. July by Sarah Bird is a book of incisive wit and poignancy that uses an astonishing clarity of detail in painting its picture of military family life.

Through the eyes of narrator Bernie Root, a survivor of the unsettled existence of a military brat, the reader. Smells play a major role in The Yokota Officers are even used as titles for each chapter.

What effect did they have on you as a reader. The central image/metaphor of the book is the perfume factory. Yokota Air Base. 42, likes 2, talking about this. The th Airlift Wing, located at Yokota Air Base, Japan, was reorganized April 1, The Followers: 44K.

Speaking to the Nomad in Us: The Yokota Officer’s Club Posted on June 3, June 6, by kristinekohut There’s no way someone could describe Okinawa and Yokota the way the author does in this book unless they had LIVED there.

Just when you think you've had enough of novels about disintegrating families, there comes a book as appealing as "The Yokota Officers' Club." Author Sarah Bird whisks you away to the military world of Okinawa inwhere Peter, Paul & Mary's "I Dig Rock and Roll Music" passes for real rock 'n roll; where military families fear breaking an unspoken code of 5/5(5).

Yokota E-Club, Fussa, Tokyo. likes. Local Business/5(13). Find books like The Yokota Officers Club from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Yokota Officers Club also liked. About The Yokota Officers Club.

Sarah Bird’s gutsy, sharp, and touching new novel opens at full speed. Bernadette "Bernie" Root, military brat, speaks. She has never really noticed what a peculiar bunch of nomads her eight-member Air Force family is (with the exception of her Post Princess sister, Kit), until the summer after her first year of college when she joins them at.

The Yokota Officers Club is a tale both courageous and touching - a journey of the heart that speaks volumes of the transient, isolated lifestyle of military families. Having grown up at the Yokota Air Base in Japan, and having moved six times in the last eight years, Bernadette "Bernie" Root and her five siblings are quintessential military brats.

The Yokota Officers Club A Novel (Book): Bird, Sarah: Sarah Bird's gutsy, sharp, and touching new novel opens at full speed. Bernadette Bernie Root, military brat, speaks. She has never really noticed what a peculiar bunch of nomads her eight-member Air Force family is (with the exception of her Post Princess sister, Kit), until the summer after her first year of college when she joins.

YOC (Yakota Officer’s Club) Soup-Recipe/Day #70 recipe by Donna Cousino-Kim's Mother-USAF (Ret)-Tucson, AZ, is from Military Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at Family cookbooks are an important way to preserve our mealtime traditions for future generations with individual printed recipes or your own professionally.

A military brat recalls the summer she finally made the break from Mom, Dad, and the Brass—in a fifth appearance for the author of The Mommy Club (), etc. It’s the s, students are protesting the war in Vietnam, and Bernie Root is wearing dirty jeans with peace-sign patches when she disembarks at the Air Force base on Okinawa after her freshman year in college.

Smells play a major role in The Yokota Officers Club. They are even used as titles for each chapter. What effect did they have on you as a reader. The central image/metaphor of the book is the perfume factory.

This book is copyrighted and the content (including text, artwork, and photographs, etc.) may not be used in any form without prior written permission from the Yokota Officers’ Spouses’ Club. Contributors The YOKOTA TRAVELOG was assembled as a public service by volunteers for members of the Yokota Air Base community in Tokyo, Japa n.

The.The Yokota Officers Club is a tale both courageous and touching--a journey of the heart that speaks volumes of the transient, isolated lifestyle of military families. Having grown up at the Yokota Air Base in Japan, and having moved six times in the last eight years, Bernadette "Bernie" Root and her five siblings are quintessential military brats.Chapter One White House Washington, D.C.

Dear Dependents of the United States Air Force: Welcome to your new duty assignment, Kadena Air Base.