Hisaye Yamamoto, 1921-2011

Photo by Mario Gershom Reyes of the Rafu Shimpo.

She was born in Redondo Beach to immigrant strawberry farmers.   And she wrote.  She wrote as a child, at Compton College, while in a U.S. concentration camp and as a reporter for an African American paper.

Story here.

 

One thought on “Hisaye Yamamoto, 1921-2011

  1. Thank you for posting this. She was an interesting woman. And from the little bits of her writing that were quoted in the obit I can tell she wrote with a descriptive flair.

    I will probably try and get her books.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s