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Life Stories of Mary Kiyoshi Kiyooka

Book - 1997
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In 1993 Mary Kiyooka sat with her son Roy Kiyooka, one of Canada's most important avant-garde painters, and a tape recorder and in her native Japanese shared her memories with him -- her childhood in Japan, her arrival as a married woman in Canada, and her family's experience in Alberta during the Japanese internment period.
Publisher: Edmonton : NeWest Press, 1997.
ISBN: 9781896300245
1896300243
Branch Call Number: 971.0049 KIY
Additional Contributors: Marlatt, Daphne - Editor

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Cassisa
Nov 12, 2010

Published after the author's death, this book is a well written first-person account of the author's mother and how she came to Canada at the dawn of Japan's westernization. An insightful look from the viewpoint of a Japanese immigrant who lived in Canada through the past century.

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