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Order of Canada

Joy Kogawa, C.M., O.B.C., LL.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Joy Kogawa, C.M., O.B.C., LL.D. C.M. Toronto
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada June 23, 1986 November 12, 1986
Her first novel, Obasan, a moving and eloquent account of the treatment of Japanese-Canadians interned during World War II as seen through the eyes of a five-year old girl, earned her several literary awards and provided Canadians with an important document relating to a critical period in their history.
 
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