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The Resource They called us enemy, written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott ; art by Harmony Becker

They called us enemy, written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott ; art by Harmony Becker

Label
They called us enemy
Title
They called us enemy
Statement of responsibility
written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott ; art by Harmony Becker
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor/author/activist George Takei's childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II. Experience the forces that shaped an American icon -- and America itself -- in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love. George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights. But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father's -- and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future. In 1942, at the order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, every person of Japanese descent on the west coast was rounded up and shipped to one of ten "relocation centers," hundreds or thousands of miles from home, where they would be held for years under armed guard. They Called Us Enemy is Takei's firsthand account of those years behind barbed wire, the joys and terrors of growing up under legalized racism, his mother's hard choices, his father's faith in democracy, and the way those experiences planted the seeds for his astonishing future. What does it mean to be American? Who gets to decide? When the world is against you, what can one person do? To answer these questions, George Takei joins co-writers Justin Eisinger & Steven Scott and artist Harmony Becker for the journey of a lifetime
Summary
The iconic actor and activist presents a graphic memoir detailing his experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the hard choices his family made in the face of legalized racism.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10806460
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Takei, George
Dewey number
  • 791.45028092
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
D769.8.A6
LC item number
T35 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Eisinger, Justin
  • Scott, Steven
  • Becker, Harmony
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Takei, George
  • Takei, George
  • Japanese Americans
  • Japanese Americans
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
They called us enemy, written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott ; art by Harmony Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9781603094504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1057852913
Label
They called us enemy, written by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott ; art by Harmony Becker
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
204 pages
Isbn
9781603094504
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1057852913

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