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.

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