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Citizen 13660. [A war-time diary]

A Japanese-American artist's experiences during the war, including her life in relocation centers.

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  • "A Japanese-American artist's experiences during the war, including her life in relocation centers."@en
  • "Mine Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent -- nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens -- who were forced into "protective custody" shortly after Pearl Harbor. Citizen 13660, Okubo's graphic memoir of life in relocation centers in California and Utah, illuminates this experience with poignant illustrations and witty, candid text. Now available with a new introduction by Christine Hong and in a wide-format artist edition, this graphic novel can reach a new generation of readers and scholars."
  • ""Mine Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent--nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens--who were forced into "protective custody" shortly after Pearl Harbor. Citizen 13660, Okubo's graphic memoir of life in relocation centers in California and Utah, illuminates this experience with poignant illustrations and witty, candid text. Now available with a new introduction by Christine Hong and in a wide-format artist edition, this graphic novel can reach a new generation of readers and scholars. "[Mine Okubo] took her months of life in the concentration camp and made it the material for this amusing, heart-breaking book. The moral is never expressed, but the wry pictures and the scanty words make the reader laugh--and if he is an American too--blush." "A remarkably objective and vivid and even humorous account. In dramatic and detailed drawings and brief text, she documents the whole episode. all that she saw, objectively, yet with a warmth of understanding." -New York Times Book Review"--"
  • "The author was one of 110,000 people of Japanese descent and American citizens who were rounded up into "protective custody" shortly after Pearl Harbor was attacked as yellow hysteria permeated the American population."@en
  • ""Mine Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent...nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens...who were forced into "protective custody" shortly after Pearl Harbor. Citizen 13660, Okubo's graphic memoir of life in relocation centers in California and Utah, illuminates this experience with poignant illustrations and witty, candid text. Now available with a new introduction by Christine Hong and in a wide-format artist edition, this graphic novel can reach a new generation of readers and scholars. "[Mine Okubo] took her months of life in the concentration camp and made it the material for this amusing, heart-breaking book. The moral is never expressed, but the wry pictures and the scanty words make the reader laugh...and if he is an American too...blush." "A remarkably objective and vivid and even humorous account. In dramatic and detailed drawings and brief text, she documents the whole episode. all that she saw, objectively, yet with a warmth of understanding." -New York Times Book Review"."
  • "Drawings with brief comments by the author describe her memories of life in a California internment camp during World War II."

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  • "Personal narratives"
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  • "Citizen 13660. [A war-time diary]"@en
  • "Citizen 13660 : drawings and text"
  • "Citizen 13660"@en
  • "Citizen 13660"
  • "Citizen 13660. Drawings & text by Miné Okubo"@en
  • "Citizen 13660. Drawings & text by Miné Okubo"
  • "Citizen 13660 : drawings & text"