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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: Personal correspondence
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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: Pt. 1. The American experience --
pt. 2. Wartime correspondence.
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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Meticulously researched . . . against the backdrop of our grossly misguided WWII internment policies, the voices of this poetic and enlightened couple shine through. * The Bellingham Herald * This is Read more...

 
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Place\/seattle<\/a>> # Seattle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Seattle<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Place\/usa<\/a>> # USA.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"USA.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Series\/scott_and_laurie_oki_series_in_asian_american_studies<\/a>> # Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/37368519<\/a>> ; # Imprisoned apart : the World War II correspondence of an Issei couple<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Series\/the_scott_and_laurie_oki_series_in_asian_american_studies<\/a>> # The Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/37368519<\/a>> ; # Imprisoned apart : the World War II correspondence of an Issei couple<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"The Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Topic\/gevangenschap<\/a>> # Gevangenschap<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Gevangenschap<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Topic\/internierung<\/a>> # Internierung<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Internierung<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/866240919#Topic\/quelle<\/a>> # Quelle<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Quelle<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85069606<\/a>> # Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/32832803<\/a>> # Hanaye Matsushita<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1898 or 1899<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1965<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Matsushita<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Hanaye<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Hanaye Matsushita<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/4217643<\/a>> # Louis Fiset<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Fiset<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Louis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Louis Fiset<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/64843197<\/a>> # Iwao Matsushita<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1892<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1979<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Matsushita<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Iwao<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Iwao Matsushita<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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