Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family

Descriere: Masuo Yasui traveled from Japan across the other Oregon Trailathe one that spanned the Pacific Oceanain 1903. Like most immigrants, he came with big dreams and empty pockets. As Masuo broke the race barrier in the local business community, his American-born children broke it in school, scouts and sportsauntil December 7, 1941, changed their lives forever. Stubborn Twig is a classic American storyaa story at once tragic and triumphant, one that bears eloquent witness to both the promise and the peril of America.

  • Autori: Lauren Kessler
  • Editura: Oregon State University Press
  • Anul aparitiei: 2008
  • ISBN: 9780870714177
  • Numar de pagini: 308
  • Categorie: Biography

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