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Shortchanged in America

Fred T. Hosaka

Shortchanged in America

a story of hardship

by Fred T. Hosaka

  • 142 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by F.T. Hosaka in Coquille, OR (HC 83, Box 5770, Coquille 97423) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hosaka, Minetaro, 1881-1943.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Biography.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Fred T. Hosaka.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.J3 H59 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1146516M
    LC Control Number94118454

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