By (author) Joy Kogawa
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Obasan by Joy Kogawa
Book DescriptionBased on the author's own experiences, this award-winning novel was the first to tell the story of the evacuation, relocation, and dispersal of Canadian citizens of Japanese ancestry during the Second World War. "This quiet novel burns in your hand." -- "Washington Post."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780742383
(199mm x 139mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1993
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Joy Kogawa
Naomi's Tree, Paperback / softback (January 2011)
Based on the World War II story of Naomi and Stephen in "Naomi's Road, Naomi's Tree" is a poetic story about enduring love and its almost mystical power to heal the spirit. Full color.
Obasan, Paperback (November 1996)
The narrator learns about the experiences of her grandmother, Obasan, who was among those Japanese Canadians relocated to internment camps at the beginning of World War II.
Stone Voices, Paperback (January 1991)» View all books by Joy Kogawa
With the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, all persons of Japanese descent were declared enemy aliens. Their assets were seized and most of the Japanese Canadian population was relocated. This work is a selection of memoirs, diaries, and letters written by four Issei, the first generation of Japanese to settle in Canada.
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