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Rigu Sukai Wakatsuki Quotes

Six of the best book quotes from Rigu Sukai Wakatsuki
  1. #1
    “I couldn’t understand why he was home all day, when Mama had to go out working. I was ashamed of him for that and, in a deeper way, for being what had led to our imprisonment, that is, for being so unalterably Japanese.”
  2. #2
    ″[Mama] would quickly subordinate her own desires to those of the family or the community, because she knew cooperation was the only way to survive.”
  3. #3
    “I don’t understand all this hate in the world.”
  4. #4
    “Mama’s first concern now was to keep the family together, and once the war began, she felt safer there [Terminal Island] than isolated racially in Ocean Park.”
  5. #5
    “We woke early, shivering and coated with dust that had blown up through the knotholes and in through the slits around the doorway. During the night Mama had unpacked all our clothes and heaped them on our beds for warmth.”
  6. #6
    “As his youngest child I had grown up blessed with special attentions. Now, more and more I found myself cut off from him. When I needed reassurance I would get it from Woody or Chizu, or from Mama, who had more of herself to give by this time.”

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