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When the Emperor Was Divine: A Novel
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Anchor Books
Publication date October 1, 2003
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780385721813
ISBN-10 0385721811
Dimensions 0.25 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Original list price $12.95
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A story told from five different points of view--a mother receiving the evacuation order, her daughter on the train ride to the camp, the son in the desert internment camp, the family's return home, and the final release of the father after years in captivity--chronicles the experiences of Japanese Americans caught up in the nightmare of the World War II internment camps. A first novel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Random House Large Print (October 1, 2003)
9780375432781 | details & prices | 257 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $20.00
About: A story told from five different points of view chronicles the experiences of Japanese Americans caught up in the nightmare of the World War II internment camps.
from Alfred a Knopf Inc (September 1, 2002)
9780375414299 | details & prices | 143 pages | 7.50 × 5.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $22.00
About: A story told from five different points of view, chronicles the experiences of Japanese Americans caught up in the nightmare of the World War II internment camps.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Anchor Books (October 1, 2003)
9780385721813 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $12.95
About: A story told from five different points of view chronicles the experiences of Japanese Americans caught up in the nightmare of the World War II internment camps.
Prebinding
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Reprint edition from Paw Prints (May 22, 2008)
9781435287204 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.52 lbs | List price $20.95
About: Julie Otsuka's commanding debut novel paints a portrait of the Japanese internment camps unlike any we have ever seen.

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