Hisaye Yamamoto

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Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories

By Hisaye Yamamoto; Introduction by King-Kok Cheung
Rutgers University Press

Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories brings together nineteen stories that span Hisaye Yamamoto's forty-year career. It was her first book to be published in the United States. Yamamoto's themes include the cultural conflicts between the first generation, the Issei and their children, the Nisei; coping with prejudice; and the World War II internment of Japanese Americans.

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