Is Farewell to Manzanar fiction?


Is Farewell to Manzanar fiction?

World War Two

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, many Japanese people and people of Japanese heritage living in America and Canada were systematically targeted with government-sanctioned violence and forced to live in concentration camps.

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Farewell to Manzanar is not fiction. It is a memoir of Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's real childhood experiences in the Manzanar concentration camp during...

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What Genre is Farewell to Manzanar?


Chapter 1 / Lesson 5

'Farewell to Manzanar' is Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's true account of her experiences in an American internment camp during World War II. In this lesson, we will discuss in which genre this places the book.

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