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Songs My Mother Taught Me

BY WAKAKO YAMAUCHI EDITED BY GARRETT HONGO WITH AFTERWORD BY VALERIE MINER NEW YORK: FEMINIST PRESS 1994. 254 PAGES Reviewed by Alyce Hunter Songs My Mother Taught Me is a collection of short stories, memoirs, and plays by Wakako Yamauchi. As a second genration Japanese-American or Nisei, she recounts in a strong, lyrical, and sensual voice the city and country tales of two generations of Japanese in the United States. While these selections do not focus on the World War II detention camp e...