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Title Yokohama Yankee : my family's five generations as outsiders in Japan / Leslie Helm.
Author Helm, Leslie, 1955-
Publication Seattle, WA. : Chin Music Press, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Description 346 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
Call # 929.20973 H
Contents The end of a dynasty -- Just another Gaijin? -- Permission to adopt -- A Prussian in feudal Japan -- An unlikely match -- Korean kings & Virginia gentry -- Ainoko: the children in between -- Two months, two children, one family -- Between wars, between cultures -- Yokohama & the Earthquake of 1923 -- On the eve of a new war -- Return to America -- "Piedmont helms : Japs!" -- A bittersweet homecoming -- Love & occupation -- Mother & the blind professor -- Don & Barbara -- Betrayed at work and at home -- Moving on -- A Japanese cousin and fellow traveler -- From shame to pride -- Looking for Hiro & my Japanese roots -- The biological imperative -- Forging a stronger bond -- The view from another bluff.
Summary "Yokohama Yankee is the first book to look at Japan across five generations with perspective that is both from the inside and through foreign eyes. Helm draws on his great grandfather's unpublished memoir and a wealth of primary source material to bring his family history to life."--Publisher's website.
Subject Helm, Leslie, 1955-
Helms family.
Immigrants -- Japan -- Yokohama-shi.
Americans -- Japan -- Biography.
Japanese Americans.
Japan -- Biography.
ISBN 9780984457663 (pbk.) :
0984457666 (pbk.)

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