Hisaye Yamamoto

Hisaye Yamamoto was a Japanese American author. She is best known for the short story collection Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories, first published in 1988. Her work confronts issues... Wikipedia

  • Born:  August 23, 1921, Redondo Beach, California
  • Died:  January 30, 2011, Los Angeles, California
  • Nationality:  USA
  • Genre:  Short story
  • Subject:  Japanese-American Culture Stories
  • Notable works:  Seventeen Syllables and Other Stories
  • Notable awards:  American Book Award, Lifetime Achievement.
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