About the Book

The Gods of Heavenly Punishment

by Jennifer Cody Epstein

Fifteen-year-old Yoshi Kobayashi, child of Japan's New Empire, daughter of an ardent expansionist and a mother with a haunting past, is on her way home on the March night when American bombers shower her city with napalm-an attack that leaves one hundred thousand dead within hours and half the city in ashen ruins. In the days that follow, Yoshi's old life will blur beyond recognition, leading her to a new world marked by destruction and shaped by those considered the enemy.

The Gods of Heavenly Punishment
by Jennifer Cody Epstein

  • Publication Date: March 11, 2013
  • Genres: Fiction, Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • ISBN-10: 039307157X
  • ISBN-13: 9780393071573