Wrote his father's biography 'Yume o Kuitsuduketa Otoko' (1984 Asahi Shinbun-sha, Tokyo) ISBN 4022551844, which is republished in 1987 in a paper back edition. The title would be translated as ' A Man Who Kept Eating Dreams' . The book is written from Ueki's interview notes, etc. by Kitabayashi, Kiyoyasu (an editor of Asahi Shinbun-sha) but the First Author is anyway Ueki, Hitoshi.
His father Ueki, Tessho was a Buddism monk who closely acquainted with
Japanese Socialist group in early 20th century. Later , Tessho as a
priest of a small temple, supported and fought with Japanese
discriminated people, called as "Buraku-Min" for their emancipation,
also having arrested and jailed during World War II , regarded as he
had "dangerous" thought against the militaristic Japan in those