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Requiem (2011)
(Book)

Call Number FICTION/ITANI,F

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Published: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c2011
Description:  317 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780802120229, 0802120229, 0802120229 :,
Language:  English


During World War II, Canada interned citizens of Japanese descent, just as the United States did. Here, Itani recaptures history through fiction by imagining the story of young Bin Okuma and his family, who were transported from their British Columbia home to a desolate area 100 miles from the "Protected Zone" and only grudgingly given access to food, plumbing, and electricity. Fifty years later, after his wife dies, Bin returns to the area, hoping to find the father whose awful decision at the time nearly destroyed the family

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