Author: Joy Kogawa
About Obasan: The internment and dispersal of Japanese Canadians during World War II, as seen through the eyes of five-year-old Naomi Nakane. Based on the author's own experiences.
- Niranjana, Brown Paper, 17 January 2008
- "Kogawa's dreamy, opaque prose is revealed to be the perfect medium to communicate events so large and cruel they are almost unfathomable to the human brain."
- Carina, Reading Through Life, 27 December 2010
- "It just hits you so hard hearing about it through the eyes of a child"
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Added 21 November 2005.
Updated 29 March 2013.