After Pearl Harbour

by Janet Nicol

Jessie Hughes and Oiyo Uno lived in separate worlds during the war years, though their homes were in the same Vancouver neighbourhood. In the tense winter days after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbour on December 7, 1941, these two women became known to each other through circumstances neither would have predicted or desired.

So begins a story centred on a hold up and murder and told from the perspective of two mothers.

Published in BC History, Winter, 2014

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