Title Profile & Character Information

Tallgrass

Annotation
During World War II, a family finds life turned upside-down when the government opens a Japanese internment camp in their small town. Part thriller, part historical novel, Dallas has written a riveting exploration of the darkest--as well as the best--parts of the human heart.

Awards
2008  Spur Awards
2008  Audie Award

Characters
NameStroud, Loyal
GenderMale
OccupationFarmer
TraitsMarried
Father

NameStroud, Rennie
GenderFemale

NameStroud, Mary
GenderFemale
TraitMarried

NameDaisy
GenderFemale
TraitJapanese American

GenreFiction
War
Domestic
Sociological
Suspense
TopicsFarm life
World War II
Relocation
Japanese Americans
Family relationships
Missing persons
Hysteria
Rape-murder
Racism
False accusations
Small town life
Small town gossip
SettingEllis, Colorado