- Short Stories
- Grades 9-12, Adult
- Everlasting love, Immigrant experience, Nationalism – complications
- Widely available
Short story by acclaimed writer John Fante about the love between a Filipino American immigrant man and a Nisei woman that takes place in Los Angeles as World War II breaks out. A part of Fante's intended novel on Filipino Americans, it was first published in Good Housekeeping magazine in October 1942.