Her novel, The Blue Castle, an adult romance, shocked people who had expected a children's book. Ruth Latta's published books include two young adult novels. Volume XXI Number There is no reply. Her most recent poetic publication is A Garden of Anchors.
Such acts appear within the novel, Obasan by Jow Kogawa. Happy family life in an upscale Vancouver neighbourhood is marred first by an elderly Caucasian molester who goes unreported because Naomi lacks the vocabulary to tell on him.
We might expect the recovery of memories, though painful, to bring healing, but the discoveries it leads to, relating to the USA's bombing of Nagasaki with nuclear weapons, are devastating.
We come from the country that plucks its people out like weeds and flings them into the roadside