Citizen 13660 (Paperback)

Item # 151531.

Written and illustrated by Mine Okubo. New introduction by Christine Hong.

Mine Okubo was one of over one hundred thousand people of Japanese descent -nearly two-thirds of whom were American citizens- who were forced into "protective custody" shortly after Pearl Harbor. Citizen 13660, Okubo's graphic memoir of life in relocation centers in California and Utah, illuminates this experience with poignant illustrations and witty, candid text. Now available with a new introduction by Christine Hong and in a wide-format, paperback artist edition, this graphic novel can reach a new generation of readers and scholars.

Paper: 240 pp.

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