Citizen 13660

by Miné Okubo | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0295959894 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 11/9/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Monday, November 09, 2020
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This one has been on my shelf for years; I think it should circulate a little.

After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, Miné Okubo was one of many Japanese Americans "evacuated" from the West Coast. She used her art as a way to document her experiences at Tanforan and Topaz in this illustrated memoir first published in 1946.

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Released 6 mos ago (11/10/2020 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA

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Monday, November 09, 2020: this book is off to California via media mail as a belated gift for is headed for the 2020 Birthday Group.

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ETA 11/30

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Journal Entry 3 by tomato68 at Downey, California USA on Wednesday, December 09, 2020
Thank you hyphen8 for this wishlist book. I plan to read it soon.

Journal Entry 4 by tomato68 at Downey, California USA on Sunday, March 07, 2021
I really enjoyed this illustrated, true account of the author's time in the Japanese internment camps during World War 2. I thought it somewhat funny how she put herself in most of the pictures she drew. It was her story, so I guess that made sense. One thing I didn't understand, is why she didn't want people to visit her. I guess she wasn't lonely and didn't mind being on her own. She seemed like a very practical person.

Journal Entry 5 by tomato68 at Lakewood Mall in Lakewood, California USA on Friday, March 19, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (3/19/2021 UTC) at Lakewood Mall in Lakewood, California USA

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