Songs My Mother Taught Me: Stories, Plays, and Memoir
By Wakako Yamauchi. Edited by Garrett Hongo. Introduction by Garrett Hongo. Afterword by Valerie Miner.
Illuminating the neglected social and emotional history of two generations of Japanese in the United States, Yamauchi recalls the harsh lives and moving dreams of rural immigrants, tenant farmers, and factory workers. Her stories and plays recreate the brutal wartime relocation of Japanese Americans and their postwar return to urban centers.
This out-of-print hardcover book comes without a dust jacket.
Hardbound: 272 pp.