The Shoyu Kid (short story)
Creators: Lonny Kaneko
Short story by Lonny Kaneko set in Minidoka centering on three boys who chase and bully a fourth boy, in the process unearthing his molestation by a camp guard. The Seattle-based author had been incarcerated at Minidoka as a child. The Shoyu Kid was originally published in Amerasia Journal in 1976.
For More Information
Kaneko, Lonny. "The Shoyu Kid." Amerasia Journal 3.2 (1976): 1–9. Reprinted in Yardbird Reader 5 (1976): 273–83 and The Big Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology of Chinese American and Japanese American Literature , edited by Jeffery Paul Chan, Frank Chin, Lawson Fusao Inada, and Shawn Wong (New York: Meridian, 1991): 304–13.