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Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories
by Hisaye Yamamoto
introduction by King-Kok Cheung
Rutgers University Press, 2001
Paper: 978-0-8135-2953-0
Library of Congress Classification PS3575.A43S4 2001
Dewey Decimal Classification 813.54

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY
ABOUT THIS BOOK
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.

In addition to the contents of the original volume, this edition brings back into print the following works:
- Death Rides the Rails to Poston
- Eucalyptus
- A Fire in Fontana
- Florentine Gardens
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