Überblick:Pressestimmen “Poignantly elegant.” (Maclean’s)“Through stories of starvation and suffering outright racism and imprisonment Sakamoto offers a distinct and dark vantage point to Canadian history--one that does away with any geopolitical binaries of good and evil.” (The Globe and Mail)“Extraordinary and touching.” (Elle Canada)“It’s a violent world we live in but Mark Sakamoto’s Forgiveness: A Gift From My Grandparents reminds us that things do change.” (National Post)“This book shares many examples of powerful life lessons that inspire us to embrace change as a gift from learning and remind us that making peace with our past is possible if we hold on to what we’ve learned from our experiences.” (Shania Twain)“An unforgettable story about the power of forgiveness set against one of the darkest periods in Canada’s history. Mark Sakamoto tells his family’s story with grace and at times brutal honesty. Painful and poignant Forgiveness is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.” (Mellissa Fung author of Under an Afghan Sky)“This is an astonishing book . . . a funny heartbreaking story of a family scarred by history’s pain and their own self-destructiveness yet redeemed by stoic endurance and the capacity for forgiveness. You’re going to remember this book.” (Michael Ignatieff)“Mark Sakamoto’s family story shows how individuals—the author’s Canadian grandfather a POW of the Japanese and his Japanese-Canadian grandmother sent to a work camp in Alberta—ultimately make their own history. This is a quintessential Canadian story where family history is not forgotten but does not imprison its participants.” (Nathan M. Greenfield author of The Damned) Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende MARK SAKAMOTO a lawyer by training has enjoyed a rich and varied career. He began his professional career in live music working with several international acts. He has worked at a national law firm a national broadcaster and has served as a senior political advisor to a national party leader. He is an entrepreneur and investor in digital health digital media and real estate. He sits on the Board of the Ontario Media Development Corporation. Sakamoto lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.