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Desert exile : the uprooting of a Japanese American family

Author: Yoshiko Uchida
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1984, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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This is a first-person story telling of the U.S. internment of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Named Person: Yoshiko Uchida; Yoshiko Uchida
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yoshiko Uchida
ISBN: 0295961902 9780295961903
OCLC Number: 12859193
Description: 154 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The house above Grove Street --
2. On being Japanese and American --
3. Pearl Harbor --
4. Evacuation --
5. Tanforan : a horse stall for four --
6. Tanforan : city behind barbed wire --
7. Topaz : city of dust --
8. Topaz : winter's despair --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Yoshiko Uchida.

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Autobiographical account of the internment of the Japanese American author's family in 1942.  Read more...

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A sensitive, readable account that captures with insight and human warmth the feel of what it was like to be sent by one's own government into exile in the wilderness. It is a work worthy of an Read more...

 
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