is a collection of short stories written by Hisaye Yamamoto illustrating the lives of Japanese Americans, particularly in the internment camps of World War II.
This collection was originally published in 1988 with 15 stories. A revised and expanded edition, published in 2001, contains 4 additional stories.
- The High-Heeled Shoes, A Memoir
- Seventeen Syllables
- The Legend of Miss Sasagawara
- Wilshire Bus
- The Brown House
- Yoneko's Earthquake
- Morning Rain
- Las Vegas Charley
- Life Among the Oil Fields, A Memoir
- The Eskimo Connection
- My Father Can Beat Muhammad Ali
- Underground Lady
- A Day in Little Tokyo
- Reading and Writing
Additional stories in the expanded edition:
- Death Rides the Rails to Poston
- A Fire in Fontana
- Florentine Gardens
Original title: Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ World War II→ General
Fiction→ General Fiction
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