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Nisei daughter.

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Little, Brown , Boston
Japanese -- United States., Concentration camps -- United St

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United St

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE184.J3 S6
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6114718M
LC Control Number52012618
OCLC/WorldCa313561

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The book contained great historical facts about Kazuko and her family. Sone also did a terrific job when adding her own stories into this book/5. In this book, first published inshe provides a unique personal account of these experiences. "Monica Sone's account of life in the relocation camps is both fair and unsparing.

It is also deeply touching, and occasionally hilarious." Nisei Daughter Monica Itoi. Monica Sone's Nisei Daughter is a memoir about growing up as a Japanese American in the United States prior to and during World War II.

The author, born on American soil to Japanese immigrant parents, is a Nisei, or second-generation Japanese ents, as first-generation Japanese immigrants to America, are considered born in the United. UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses.

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Nisei Daughter MONICA SONE INTRODUCTION PLOT SUMMARY THEMES HISTORICAL OVERVIEW CRITICAL OVERVIEW CRITICISM SOURCES INTRODUCTION. Monica Sone's Nisei Daughter is a memoir about growing up as a Japanese American in the United States prior to and during World War author, born on American soil to Japanese.

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Camp Harmony About noon we crept into a small town. Someone said, “Looks like Puyallup, all right.” Parents of small children babbled. Get this from a library. Nisei daughter. [Monica Itoi Sone] -- A Japanese-American's personal account of growing up in Seattle in the s and of being subjected to.

Nisei Daughter recounts Monica Sone’s childhood in Seattle’s Japanese American community and her experience in the internment camps that housed residents of Japanese ethnicity between and The memoir, which has become a seminal text in Asian-American studies, was first published in and then republished in andeach.

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When Nisei Daughter was reprinted inthe book served as a foundation “for understanding the Asian immigrant experience and the new wave of Asian refugees coming to America in the aftermath of the Vietnam War” (xx).

Frank Miyamoto’s introduction to the edition especially put the book in context of Asian-American studies. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sone, Monica Itoi, Nisei daughter.

Boston, Little, Brown [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person. A very special kind of American tells the story of her growing up, child of two cultures, and how her experiences finally led her to appreciate her dual heritage.

Monica's parents were Japanese by birth, and in their hotel on the Seattle waterfront- a very respectable skidrow- Japanese life was carried on with schools, cooking, visits, manners tuned to the old culture.

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Nisei Daughter is a book of its time, but it deserves to be read and re-read and considered within changing cultural perspectives and treasured for the voice it gives to a period in American history that still needs to be understood and should never be forgotten.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Nisei daughter by Monica Itoi Sone,University of Washington Press edition, in EnglishPages: At the time of its initial publication inNisei Daughter was one of the only notable memoirs written from a Japanese American perspective.

Critics were generally favorable in their discussion of the book. A reviewer for the San Francisco Chronicle, quoted on the cover of the reprint edition, enthuses "The deepest impression this unaffected, honest little story made on me was one of.

Nisei Daughter is a book of its time, but it deserves to be read and re-read and considered within changing cultural perspectives and treasured for the voice it gives to a period in American history that still needs to be understood and should never be forgotten.

Pacific Reader Pacific Reader: Bringing API books out to the streetsAuthor: Sumi Hayashi. Nisei Daughter is a book of its time, but it deserves to be read and re-read and considered within changing cultural perspectives and treasured for the voice it gives to a period in American history that still needs to be understood and should never be forgotten/5(28).

With charm, humor, and deep understanding, Monica Sone tells what it was like to grow up Japanese American on Seattle's waterfront in the s and to be subjected to "relocation" during World War II. Along with over one hundred thousand other persons of Japanese ancestry--most of whom were U.S.

citizens--Sone and her family were uprooted from their home and imprisoned. The book Nisei Daughter resolves around what it means to be American as well as how it is important to keep ones national and cultural identity while living in a foreign country. By growing within an American society Kazuko gradually becomes Americanized shifting away from her original Japanese culture.This statement is key to understanding much of the novel, Nisei Daughter, written by Monica Sone.

From one perspective, this novel is an autobiographical account of a Japanese American girl and the ways in which she constructed her own self-identity.Nisei Daughter is a critically important document in a number of respects—personally, sociologically, and historically.

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