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Japanese Internment during World War II

RVCC One Book 2017

Join us for a book discussion of Julie Otsuka's When the Emperor was Divine on Thursday, April 13th from 1-2:20PM in the Robeson Resource Center (Library 1st floor). Register online. 

The Library's book discussion is one in a series of events centered around the RVCC One Book. For more information, visit the RVCC One Book page.

For more information on internment of persons of Japanese ancestry during World War II, explore the resources linked from this page. 

Historical and Literary Context

Timeline of the historical events in the novel's plot and of the book's publishing, as well as audio interviews about World War II and the Japanese internment.