Short stories in the genre Historical Literary Realism.
Listing 3 stories.
At the Gila River concentration camp during World War II, a 17-year-old Japanese American musician with a magical ability to compose and perform powerful lullabies devises a clever solution to the threats he receives from insecure fellow male detainees.
A man refuses to bury a cholera infected corpse on his land, then a year later dies from cholera himself. His legend is told and misted by several following generations.
An Indian-American immigrant recalls his life's journey, which goes from Calcutta to Boston. In Boston he rented a room from a strange old woman and fell in love with his wife long after their arranged marriage.