Book Reviews of Obasan

Obasan
Obasan
Author: Joy Kogawa
ISBN-13: 9780385468862
ISBN-10: 0385468865
Publication Date: 12/27/1993
Pages: 320
Rating:
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
Story of Japanese Americans interred during WWII - heart breaking glimpse into the reality these people suffered at the hands of an ignorant government.
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Helpful Score: 2
A schoolteacher (circa 1972) looks back on the life of her family during the 1940s and 1950s as they were relocated from Vancouver B.C. to the Lethbridge area of Alberta.
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Helpful Score: 1
Well-written, bittersweet in places, good introductory book for teens also.