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Review: Christian Kiefer creates dreamlike tragedy in “Phantoms”

“Phantoms,” by American River College English professor Christian Kiefer, is a dreamlike narrative about the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II and how it affected the people in Newcastle, Calif. (Photo Illustration by Patrick Hyun Wilson)
May 13, 2019

After returning from the Western front during World War II, Ray Takahashi visits his childhood home in Newcastle, California. While there, he visits old acquaintances, childhood friends and old neighbors...

ARC Professor reads from his new book, “The Animals”

ARC Professor reads from his new book, “The Animals”
May 5, 2015

College hour was packed with students waiting to hear author and English Professor Christian Kiefer read from his newest novel, “The Animals” Tuesday. Kiefer followed the reading with a question and...

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