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Kitigawa, Muriel. This Is My Own: Letters to Wes and Other Writings on Japanese Canadians, 1941 – 1948. Edited by Roy Miki. Vancouver, British Columbia: Talon Books, 1985.
Kogawa, Joy. Itsuka. New York: Anchor Books, 1993.
Miki, Roy. Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice. Vancouver, British Columbia: Raincoast Books, 2005.
Nomura, Gail M. Nikkei in the Pacific Northwest: Japanese Americans and Japanese Canadians in the Twentieth Century. Edited by Louis Fiset. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005.
Wakayama, Tamio. Kikyo: Coming Home to Powell Street. Madeira Park, British Columbia: Harbour, 1992.
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Obasan is a novel by the Japanese-Canadian author Joy Kogawa. First published by Lester and Orpen Dennys in 1981, it chronicles Canada's internment and persecution of its citizens of Japanese descent during World War II from the perspective of a young child. In 2005, it was the One Book, One Vancouver selection.
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