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Stubborn twig

Lauren Kessler

Stubborn twig

three generations in the life of a Japanese American family

by Lauren Kessler

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Published by Oregon Historical Society, Distributed by the University of Washington Press in Portland, [Seattle] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • Yasui family,
    • Yasui, Masuo -- Family,
    • Japanese Americans -- Oregon -- Biography,
    • Japanese Americans -- Oregon -- Ethnic identity,
    • Japanese Americans -- Oregon -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Lauren Kessler.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT274.Y39 K47 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3408651M
      LC Control Number2005024552

        Stubborn Twig is a classic American story, a story of immigrants making their way in a new land. It is a living work of social history that rings with the power of truth and the drama of fiction, a moving saga about the challenges of becoming an American/5(29). Stubborn twig: three generations in the life of a Japanese American family (Book).

      Stubborn Twig is the true story of immigrants making their way in a new land, a moving saga about the promise and perils of becoming an American. Masuo Yasui arrived in America in with big dreams and empty pockets. He worked on the railroads, in a cannery, and as a houseboy before settling in. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Stubborn twig by Lauren Kessler; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Japanese Americans, Social conditions, Ethnic identity, Family, Biography; Places: Oregon; People: Yasui family, Masuo Yasui.

      Robert served as the athletic physician with the Little League World Series for several decades. In he published a book, The Yasui family of Hood River, Oregon. Homer Yasui (?-). Homer was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition in . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Stubborn twig by Lauren Kessler, , Plume edition, in English Stubborn twig ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 5.


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