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Itsuka

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ISBN13: 9780385468855
ISBN10: 0385468857
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Already a Canadian bestseller, Itsuka, the sequel to Joy Kogawa's award-winning novel Obasan, follows the character Naomi Nakane into adulthood, where she becomes involved in the movement for governmental redress. Much more overtly political than Kogawa's first novel, the story focuses on reaching that itsuka - someday - when the mistreatment of those of Japanese heritage during World War II would be recognized. Although during the war both the United States and Canada interned Japanese-Americans and confiscated their property, when the war ended the property of those in Canada was never returned to them. Itsuka is the story of the fight to get government compensation for the thousands of victims of the wartime internment, which was, unbelievably, only just accomplished in 1988. Both a moving novel of self-discovery and a fascinating historical account of the fight for redress, Itsuka's final message is one of inspiration and hope.

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WY, January 30, 2013 (view all comments by WY)
As the sequel to Kogawa's novel "Obasan", what I love about this book is the personal and group journey toward healing through social and political action. Naomi is still grappling with her inner demons, but this book shows how she reaches out to her aunt Emily, other fellow members of the Japanese Canadian community, and other Canadians struggling with their own personal and group history of dispossession and discrimination.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385468855
Author:
Kogawa, Joy
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Japanese
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada -- Fiction.
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Concentration camps
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
[no. 27]
Publication Date:
19931231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 1 in 0.9813 lb

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