Name that important Canadian House: Kogawa House in Vancouver Sun today – Twice!

Name that important Canadian House:
Kogawa House in Vancouver Sun today – Twice!

Last week Vancouver Sun's Shelley Fralic asked readers to send their
nominations for Canada's 25 Most Important houses.  I quickly sent
in my nomination for Kogawa House.  Here's what she wrote:

Todd Wong's nomination for the list is the modest 1915 South Vancouver childhood home of Canadian writer, Joy Kogawa.

In
1942, when Kogawa was six, she, her brother and her parents were turfed
from the house and sent to a Japanese internment camp in the B.C.
interior. 

The house, later auctioned off by the government, was featured in
Kogawa's acclaimed autobiography Obasan, and was recently saved from
demolition after a national campaign by The Land Conservancy.


Check out this links:

Name that house the sequel
Vancouver Sun (subscription) – British Columbia, Canada
In 1942, when Kogawa was six, she, her brother and her
parents were turfed from the house and sent to a Japanese internment
camp in the BC interior.


Author Joy Kogawa's childhood home to hold open house

Vancouver Sun (subscription) – British Columbia, Canada
As a young girl living in a Japanese internment camp in the Slocan Valley,
Joy Kogawa often dreamed of her family's former home in Marpole.

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