Publisher description for Obasan / Joy Kogawa.


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Counter 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.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Japanese Canada Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 Canada Fiction, Concentration camp inmates Fiction, Concentration camps Fiction