Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories

Yamamoto, Hisaye

Published by Rutgers University Press, 2001
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A collection of 19 stories that span Hisaye Yamamoto's 40-year career. 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. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: FA; FYB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 13. Weight in Grams: 254. . 2001. Revised and Expanded. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780813529530

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Synopsis: Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories brings together fifteen 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.

From the Back Cover: Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories now brings together nineteen stories that span Hisaye Yamamoto's forty-year career. 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.

In addition to the contents of the original volume, this edition brings back into print the following works:

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Title: Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication Date: 2001
Binding: Soft cover
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