Setsuko’s Secret: Online event with author Shirley Higuchi

On Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., the Utah JACL Chapters and other community organizations are featuring an online event featuring Shirley Higuchi, discussing her book, Setsuko’s Secret: Heart Mountain and the Legacy of the Japanese American Incarceration.

Setsuko’s Secret has a strong focus on Salt Lake City and Utah, including Ms. Higuchi’s father who has lived in Utah for almost 40 years and taught at the University of Utah. The book also prominently features Utah locals Judge Raymond Uno and Dr. Jeanette Misaka, who were interned in Heart Mountain, and Floyd Mori. Please check the SL JACL Facebook page for updates, including how to join the event.

Setsuko’s Secret website:

Order your copy through the Heart Mountain Wyoming Foundation website:

… Or your favorite local independent bookstore!