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Growing up Asian American : an anthology / edited and with an introduction by Maria Hong ; afterword by Stephen H. Sumida.


1st ed.. New York : W. Morrow, [1993] .
ISBN 0688112668, 0380724189

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Other Authors Hong, Maria.
Subjects American literature -- 20th century.
American literature -- Asian American authors.
American literature.
Asian American families -- Literary collections.
Asian American families.
Asian Americans -- Literary collections.
Asian Americans.
Littérature américaine -- Auteurs dórigine asiatique -- Anthologies.
Description 416 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1993]
©1993
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-412).
Summary Essays, excerpts, and short stories written by Asian Americans about growing up in the United States.
Contents First memories. "Pat and Pan" / Sui Sin Far -- "From Gee Sook to Beatty" from Sweet bamboo : saga of a Chinese American family / Louise Leung Larson -- "Frontier home" from Sushi and sourdough / Tooru J. Kanazawa -- "Through anger and love" / Toshio Mori -- "And the soul shall dance" / Wakako Yamauchi -- "Fourth grade ukus (1952)" / Marie Hara -- "Toussaint" from China boy / Gus Lee -- "Transformation" from Talking to high monks in the snow : an Asian American odyssey / Lydia Minatoya -- from Cebu / Peter Bacho -- "The monkeyman" / Zia Jaffrey.
Growing up. "The parrot's beak" / Kartar Dhillon -- "Seventeen syllables" / Hisaye Yamamoto -- from Clay walls / Kim Ronyoung -- from The woman warrior : memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts / Maxine Hong Kingston -- from Homebase / Shawn Wong -- "Carnival queen" / Mavis Hara -- "Paint" / Darrell H.Y. Lum -- "Chang" / Sigrid Nunez -- "First love" / R.A. Sasaki -- from The journey / Indira Ganesan.
The beginnings of identity. Tragic transition : the internment of Japanese Americans (1942-1945) -- from Farewell to Manzanar / Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, James D. Houston -- from In search of Hiroshi / Gene Oishi -- from Quiet odyssey : a pioneer Korean woman in America / Mary Paik Lee ; edited with an introduction by Sucheng Chan -- "Father cures a presidential fever" from Father and glorious descendant / Pardee Lowe -- "The taste of independence" from Fifth Chinese daughter / Jade Snow Wong -- "Railroad standard time" / Frank Chin -- "Kubota" / Garrett Hongo -- from The Joy Luck Club / Amy Tan -- from Turning Japanese : memoirs of a sansei / David Mura -- "What means switch" / Gish Jen -- from The floating world / Cynthia Kadohata -- "Whatever happened to Harry?" / Susan Ito.
Genre Literary collections.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)28181959
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