Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories

by Hisaye Yamamoto

Paperback, 1988

Status

Available

Genres

Publication

Kitchen Table/Women of Color (1988), Edition: First Edition, 134 pages

Description

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.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

134 p.; 5.5 x 0.75 inches

ISBN

0913175145 / 9780913175149

Local notes

fiction
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