Jiro's Dream by Philip Groves
Price: $6.50 USD. 132900 words.
Published on November 6, 2009. .
Jiro Shimada arrives in San Francisco, July 1937, a dejected young man. His lifelong dream of becoming a navy fighter pilot has been thwarted. Given the likelihood of being conscripted into the army as a foot soldier, arrangements are made for Jiro to participate in a work/study program to be conducted in America. So his dream must wait, but not for long....