JOURNEY TO TOPAZ: A Story of the Japanese-American Evacuation.
Berkeley, CA: Creative Arts Book Co., 1985. Hardcover
Hardcover Permabound edition of a trade paperback. The first of only two books written by this prolific author which deals with the experiences of being interned in a Japanese concentration camp during World War II; born in Alameda, California, Uchida and her family were sent to Topaz in the Utah desert, and her experiences of the uprooting and of life there form the basis of this novel. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Donald Carrick. Includes a new introduction by Uchida in which she expresses the hope that young people "will determine never to permit such a travesty of justice to occur again." 149 pp. Good only in illustrated boards - a tight copy, but some highlighting scattered throughout. .ISBN # 0-916870-855
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