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Houston's Farewell To Manzanar

Houston's Farewell To Manzanar
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CliffsNotes on Farewell to Manzanar explores the autobiographical childhood memories of the author’s wartime incarceration in a Japanese-American internment camp.

Following the first-person story of American-born Jeanne Wakatsuki, who was 7 years old when her family was forced into confinement with 10,000 other Asian-Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within a narrative that spans three decades.  Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Author background, including coverage of Jeanne’s healing return to Manzanar
  • Introduction to the novel, with historical perspective 
  • Critical essays on style, settings, and themes
  • Character analyses of Jeanne Wakatsuki and her parents
  • Review section that features suggested essay topics

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John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; March 1999
43 pages; ISBN 9780822070702
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