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.
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"This quiet novel burns in your hand." —Washington Post.
About Joy Kogawa
Joy Kogawa was born in Vancouver in 1935 to Japanese-Canadian parents. During WWII, Joy and her family were forced to move to Slocan, British Columbia, an injustice Kogawa addresses in her award-winning novel, Obasan. Kogawa has worked to educate Canadians about the… More about Joy Kogawa
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Published by Anchor Dec 27, 1993| 320 Pages| 5-3/16 x 8| ISBN 9780385468862