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Imprisoned apart : the World War II correspondence of an Issei couple

Author: Louis Fiset
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1997.
Series: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the poignant story of a young teacher and his bride who came to Seattle from Japan in 1919 so that he might study English language and literature, and who stayed to make a home. On December 7, 1941, the FBI knocked at the Matsushitas' door and took Iwao away, first to a jail cell at the Seattle Immigration Station and then by special train, windows sealed and guards at the doors, to Montana. He was
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Iwao Matsushita; Hanaye Matsushita; Hanaye Matsushita; Iwao Matsushita; Iwao Matsushita; Hanaye Matsushita
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Fiset
ISBN: 0295976454 9780295976457
OCLC Number: 37368519
Description: xvi, 299 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: List of illustrationsForewordAcknowledgmentsPart One. The American Experience1. Establishing Roots2. Listening to the Sound of Shoes3. Incarceration4. Stone Fever5. Fields under SnowPart Two. Wartime Correspondence6. Censored7. The LettersNotes AppendixBibliographyPhoto CreditsIndex
Series Title: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Responsibility: Louis Fiset.

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Correspondence between a Japanese couple separated in different internment camps in the US during WWII reveals the human side of this tragic and shameful episode in US history. Early chapters detail  Read more...

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