The Resource Looking like the enemy : my story of imprisonment in Japanese-American internment camps, (electronic resource)

Looking like the enemy : my story of imprisonment in Japanese-American internment camps, (electronic resource)

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Looking like the enemy : my story of imprisonment in Japanese-American internment camps
Title
Looking like the enemy
Title remainder
my story of imprisonment in Japanese-American internment camps
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Language
eng
Summary
Mary Matsuda is a typical 16-year-old girl living on Vashon Island, Washington with her family. On December 7, 1942, the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, and Mary's life changes forever. Mary and her brother, Yoneichi, are U.S. citizens, but they are imprisoned, along with their parents, in a Japanese-American internment camp. Mary endures an indefinite sentence behind barbed wire in crowded, primitive camps, struggling for survival and dignity. Mary wonders if they will be killed, or if they will one day return to their beloved home and berry farm. The author tells her story with the passion and spirit of a girl trying to make sense of this terrible injustice to her and her family. Mary captures the emotional and psychological essence of what it was like to grow up in the midst of this profound dislocation, questioning her Japanese and her American heritage. Few other books on this subject come close to the emotional power, raw honesty, and moral significance of this memoir. This personal story provides a touchstone for the young student learning about World War II and this difficult chapter in U.S. history
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1925-
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Gruenewald, Mary Matsuda
Dewey number
  • 940.53/1773092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Gruenewald, Mary Matsuda
  • Japanese Americans
  • Japanese Americans
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Looking like the enemy : my story of imprisonment in Japanese-American internment camps, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780939165667
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11837062
Publisher number
MWT11837062
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Looking like the enemy : my story of imprisonment in Japanese-American internment camps, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780939165667
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11837062
Publisher number
MWT11837062
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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