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Author Jamie Ford Says ‘No Whitewashing’ of Asian American Protagonists in His Book’s Film Adaptation

A movie adaptation of Jamie Ford’s best-selling novel “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” is in the works as Ford assures that there will be no whitewashing of its characters.

The 2009 historical fiction tells the bittersweet story of friendship and love between Chinese-American boy Henry Lee and Japanese-American girl Keiko Okabe during the Japanese internment period in World War II.