No-No Boy by John Okada

No-No Boy

John Okada

fiction classics historical emotional reflective sad slow-paced

260 pages | first published 1956

Description

John Okada was born in Seattle, Washington in 1923. He attended the University of Washington and Columbia University. He served in the US Army in World War II, wrote one novel and died of a heart attack at the age of 47. John Okada died in obscuri...
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Moods

emotional 75%
reflective 75%
sad 65%
challenging 55%
dark 45%
tense 30%
informative 25%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 5%
mysterious 5%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 45%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 92% | A mix: 7%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 44% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 46% | Yes: 40% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 86% | No: 13%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | It's complicated: 17%

Average rating

3.86