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Author Kessler, Lauren.

Title Stubborn twig: three generations in the life of a Japanese American family [Hoopla electronic resource] / Lauren Kessler.

Edition Unabridged.
Imprint [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2008.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 52 min.)) : digital.
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Cast Read by Christine Williams.
Summary 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 1903 with big dreams and empty pockets. He worked on the railroads, in a cannery, and as a houseboy before settling in Oregon to open a store, raise a large family, and become one of the area's most successful orchardists. As Masuo broke the color barrier in the local business community, his American-born children broke it in school, scouts, and sports. But their lives changed forever on December 7, 1941, when they were forced from their homes into vast inland camps. Although shamed and broken, the Yasui family would yet endure to claim their place as Americans.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Yasui family.
Yasui, Masuo -- Family.
Japanese Americans -- Oregon -- Biography. -- Sound recordings.
Japanese Americans -- Oregon -- Ethnic identity. -- Sound recordings.
Japanese Americans -- Oregon -- Social conditions. -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Williams, Christine (Narrator)
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9781483057446 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
1483057445 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT10026656
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