John Okada: The Life and Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy
Author: Abe, Frank
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Pub Date: June 01, 2018
This compelling collection offers the first full-length examination of Okada's development as an artist, placing recently discovered writing by Okada alongside essays that reassess his lasting legacy. Meticulously researched biographical details, insight from friends and relatives, and a trove of intimate photographs illuminate Okada's early life in Seattle, military service, and careers as a public librarian and a technical writer in the aerospace industry. This volume is an essential companion to No-No Boy.