Topaz Moon: Chiura Obata’s Art of the Internment
Edited with text by Kimi Kodani Hill; Heyday Books, 2000
More than 100 of Obata’s sketches, sumi paintings, and watercolors from the internment period, collected and edited by his granddaughter, Kimi Kodani Hill; this collection, augmented by letters and interviews, gives testament to an artistic genius and a spirit undefeated by adversity; pb $22.50

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