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Obasan (Paperback)

Author:  Joy Kogawa
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0385468865
ISBN-13: 9780385468862
Sku: 30055283
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.75T
Pages:  320
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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 *Author: Kogawa, Joy *Publication Date: 1994/01/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 8.00
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Based 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.Based on the author's own experiences, this story of the evacuation, relocation, and dispersal of Canadian citizens of Japanese ancestry during WWII is "a tour de force, a deeply felt novel, brilliantly poetic in its sensibility" (The New York Times Book Review)
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This novel was the first to tell the story of the Canadian internment camps for Japanese-Canadian citizens during World War II.

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New York Times
"'Obasan' is a very moving vision of an affront to democratic principles...a tour de force, a deeply felt novel, brilliantly poetic in its sensibility."

Kirkus Reviews
"A poignant, painful story, recollected with vivid, sparely evocative details."

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0320
Product attributePublisher:   Anchor Books
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