They Called Us Enemy


Actor/author/activist George Takei revisits his haunting childhood in American concentrations camps, as one of 120,000 Japanese Americans imprisoned by the U.S. government during World War II, in this stunning, award-winning graphic novel. (paperback, 2019)

Winner of the 2020 Asian/Pacific American Award for Young Adult Literature.

“Riveting … Takei has evolved into a increasingly powerful voice for oppressed communities, and Enemy finds him at peak moral clarity – an unflinching force in these divisive times.” – The Washington Post

“A detailed, wrenching account … They Called Us Enemy should prove the most potent introduction for younger readers to this ignoble chapter in our history.” – The New York Times

“Powerful, moving and relevant.” – The Los Angeles Times

“… a testament to hope and tenacity in the face of adversity.” – Publishers Weekly


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Weight.94 lbs