"We first met Naomi in Obasan, a deeply moving novel in which Joy Kogawa explored the Japanese Canadian wartime experience through the girl's very young eyes. Canada's betrayal of Japanese Canadian citizens during the 1940s fractured that community, and it never fully healed. The child Naomi, too was terribly wounded. Itsuka tells another story, one of profound hope, extrodinary commitment, and the fragile progress of love." From the bookjacket.
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Review: ItsukaUser Review - Victoria Clifford - Goodreads
This book and its prequel were recommended by my daughter. Though I found this one a bit more scattered in the telling of the events it did not dampen the impact of the fight of the Japanese Canadians ... Read full review
Review: ItsukaUser Review - Candace Avalon - Goodreads
I loved Obasan, but this one was a little too political for my taste. Still a good read though. Read full review