Analysis Of Farewell To Manzanar By Jeanne Wakatsuki

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The book Farewell to Manzanar is an autobiographical novel written by Jeanne Wakatsuki. In this novel, Wakatsuki tells us about how Manzanar, one of ten camps where over 110,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated during World War II, affected her life permanently. Throughout the novel, we see different obstacles the author faces and although her and her family tried to pretend everything was "Ok" it really wasn't. Because they were Japanese, they were taken away from their home and forced to go to one of the camps (Manzanar) when the president Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066). At the beginning of the book Jeanne describes how she remembers the Pearl Harbor attack and how her father, Ko (Papa) was imprisoned without proofs for supposedly
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