Fumiko Kimura survives a terrible childhood accident and wartime stress to become a powerful sumi ink artist.
"Fumiko Kimura writes with stunning honesty. Many would have buckled under the weight of war, abuse, family separation, and tragedy. Kimura has steadied herself with grit, talent, and devotion, creating art of ethereal beauty and celebration."--Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds