When the emperor was divine : a novel
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Published
New York : Random House Large Print, [2003].
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Central - Adult Large Type
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Large Type
Physical Desc
257 pages (large print) ; 19 cm
Language
English
ISBN
0375432787, 9780375432781

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Julie Otsuka's commanding debut novel paints a portrait of the Japanese internment camps unlike any we have ever seen. With crystalline intensity and precision, Otsuka uses a single family to evoke the deracination, both physical and emotional, of a generation of Japanese Americans. In five chapters, each flawlessly executed from a different point of view, the mother receiving the order to evacuate; the daughter on the long train ride to the camp; the son in the desert encampment; the family's return to their home; and the bitter release of the father after more than four years in captivity, she has created a small tour de force, a novel of unrelenting economy and suppressed emotion. Spare, intimate, arrestingly understated, When the Emperor Was Divine is a haunting evocation of a family in wartime and an unmistakably resonant lesson for our times.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Otsuka, J. (2003). When the emperor was divine: a novel. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Otsuka, Julie, 1962-. 2003. When the Emperor Was Divine: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Otsuka, Julie, 1962-, When the Emperor Was Divine: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print, 2003.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Otsuka, Julie. When the Emperor Was Divine: A Novel. New York: Random House Large Print, 2003.

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