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

Subjects:

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.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [173]-178).

Other titlesSeventeen syllables
StatementHisaye Yamamoto ; introduction by King-Kok Cheung.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3575.A43 S4 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6796208M
ISBN 100813529530
LC Control Number00067362

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