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Seventeen syllables and other stories

by Hisaye Yamamoto

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Fiction.,
    • Concentration camp inmates -- Fiction.,
    • Concentration camps -- Fiction.,
    • Japanese Americans -- Fiction.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [129]-134).

      StatementHisaye Yamamoto ; with an introduction by King-Kok Cheung.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3575.A43 S4 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 134 p. ;
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL364555M
      ISBN 100813526078
      LC Control Number98024836
      OCLC/WorldCa39122794

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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/5.

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