Gently to Nagasaki

Gently to Nagasaki

Book - 2016
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Interweaving the events of her own life with catastrophes like the bombing of Nagasaki and the massacre by the Japanese imperial army at Nanking, Joy Kogawa wrestles with essential questions like good and evil, love and hate, rage and forgiveness, determined above all to arrive at her own truths. Poetic and unflinching, this is a long-awaited memoir from one of Canada's most distinguished literary elders.
Publisher: Halfmoon Bay, British Columbia : Caitlin Press, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781987915150
Characteristics: 214 pages ;,23 cm.


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lotuslori_8 Aug 30, 2018

Joy Kogawa is a spiritual person and it is reflected in this book which explores her life's path. In her search for truth, she comes to understand the love, the hurts and disappointments that she must come to terms with. A very compelling read.

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