Hisaye is listed as a successful writer who was born in the year 1921.
She is also ranked in the richest person list from the United States.
Her first name is “Hisaye” and her last name is “Yamamoto”.
Hisaye Yamamoto’s birthday is on 23-Aug-1921 and was born on Tuesday, Hisaye Yamamoto’s age is 99 years as of today.
Hisaye Yamamoto’s net worth or net income is estimated to be $ 1 million – $3 million. She has made such an amount of wealth from her primary career as a Writer.
Hisaye Yamamoto was an American author who wrote about the Japanese immigrant experience.
She is currently celebrated with Google Doodle in honour of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
“In honour of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, today’s Doodle celebrates Japanese-American short story author Hisaye Yamamoto, among the first Asian Americans to receive post-war national literary recognition,” Google said.
Yamamoto suffered a stroke in 2010 and died a year later, on January 30, 2011, at the age of 89, in Los Angeles, according to an obituary written by the Los Angeles Times.
Yamamoto said in an interview in 1999 about her experiences in the Japanese internment camps, “I have a lot of anger inside me… I get it out in my writing. … I don’t think I’ll ever get over being angry about the internment, because under the proper circumstances, tears still come to my eyes, you know? … I see that stuff like that has gone on throughout man’s recorded history, so it’s just general anger about injustice … “
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