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When the emperor was divine

Author: Julie Otsuka
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2013, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is four months after Pearl Harbour and overnight signs appear all over the United States instructing Japanese Americans to report to internment camps for the duration of the war. For one family it proves to be a nightmare of oppression and alienation.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Otsuka
ISBN: 9780241963449 0241963443 9780241145722 0241145724
OCLC Number: 845242831
Notes: Originally published: New York: Knopf, 2002; London: Viking, 2003.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Julie Otsuka.

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Explored from varying points of view - the mother receiving the order to evacuate; the daughter on the long train journey; the son in the desert encampment; the family's return home; and the bitter  Read more...

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A remarkable, beautifully written story of panic, prejudice and shame ... outstandingly accomplished and moving * Sunday Telegraph * An intense jewel of a book written with clarity and beauty * Marie Read more...

 
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