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

Takei, George, 1937- (author.). Justin Eisinger, (author.). Scott, Steven, 1963- (author.). Becker, Harmony, (artist.).
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  • 4 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

8 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library TGN 940.53 TAK (Text) 840191002749784 Teen - New Items Checked out 08/05/2019
Fayette Co PL - Connersville YA 741.5 TAK (Text) 39230031272352 Young Adult Graphic Books Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown YA GRAPHIC NOVEL TAKE (Text) 39213000879241 Young Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/08/2019
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch TEEN GRAPHIC.NOVEL THEY.CALLED US.ENEMY (Text) 37516002050218 Teen Graphic Novel Reshelving -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 741.5973 TAK (Text) 78551000542505 Non-Fiction In process -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN GRA TAKEI (Text) 39206021620487 Teen Fiction In process -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J Graphic Novel Takei (Text) 31208913128759 children new book Reshelving -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 741.5 TAK (Text) 50577011146707 Adult New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781603094504
  • ISBN: 1603094504
  • Physical Description: 204 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Marietta, Georgia : Top Shelf Productions, [2019]

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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 is 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.
Subject: Takei, George, 1937-
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Genre: Graphic novels.

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