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    • Ballad of Yachiyo

    • By: Philip Kan Gotanda
    • Narrated by: Sab Shimono, June Angela, full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    This tale of illicit passion, set among the lush cane fields of the Hawaiian islands in 1919, was inspired by a true incident. Beautiful 16-year-old Yachiyo reluctantly leaves her impoverished parents to live with sophisticated relatives. As she acquires civilized graces, she also struggles with a passion for her hostess' husband.

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