The story takes place during the defining decades of 1917 to 1965. These are not only decades which defined Korea, but also the world as we know it
The book follows the battle of Okinawa through the eyes of the grunts on the ground and the commanders of both the American and Japanese forces
A Fierce Radiance makes penicillin interesting. Spies, sex, big money, scrupulous industrialists, incorruptible scientist as well as corruptible ones.
The book touches on a part of American history which is rarely talked about, the internment camps built for Japanese Americans