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Asian Diaspora

  • Frank Chin, Jeffrey Paul Chan, Lawson fusao Inada and Shawn Wong

    Aiiieeeee!: An Anthology Of Asian American Writers

    $39.00

    In the eyes of mid-twentieth-century white America, "Aiiieeeee!" was the one-dimensional cry from Asian Americans, their singular expression of all emotions-it signified and perpetuated the idea of Asian Americans as inscrutable, foreign, self-hating, undesirable, and obedient. In this anthology first published in 1974, Frank Chin, Jeffery Chan, Lawson Inada, and Shawn Wong reclaimed that shout, outlining the history of Asian American literature and boldly drawing the boundaries for what was ...

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    Carlos Bulosan

    America Is In The Heart

    $28.00

    First published in 1943, this classic memoir by well-known Filipino poet Carlos Bulosan describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West. Paperback: 368 PagesProduct Dimensions: 140 x 216 mmISBN: 9780295993539 Published by University of Washington Press

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  • Louis Chu

    Eat A Bowl Of Tea

    $37.00

    At the close of the Second World War, racist immigration laws trapped enclaves of old men in Chinatowns across the United States, preventing their wives or families from joining them. They took refuge from loneliness in the repartee and rivalries exchanged over games of mahjong in the backrooms of barbershops or at the local tong. These bachelors found hope in the nascent marriages and future children who would someday grow roots in American soil, made possible at last by the repeal of the Ch...

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  • Jade Snow Wong

    Fifth Chinese Daughter

    $35.00

    Jade Snow Wong's autobiography portrays her coming-of-age in San Francisco's Chinatown, offering a rich depiction of her immigrant family and her strict upbringing, as well as her rebellion against family and societal expectations for a Chinese woman. Originally published in 1950, Fifth Chinese Daughter was one of the most widely read works by an Asian American author in the twentieth century. The US State Department even sent its charismatic young author on a four-month speaking tour through...

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  • David Wong Louie

    Pangs of Love And Other Writings

    $37.00

    An apprentice sushi chef and a mysterious blue-eyed woman share a bottle of wine inside a climate-controlled otter tank. The Great Wall of China grumbles as workers forego construction to watch an imperial game of baseball. A young woman tries to imagine a future unsullied by her family's history of untimely death. First issued in 1991, Pangs of Love introduced David Wong Louie's bold storytelling. The son of Chinese immigrants, he centered his stories around characters who are in conflict wi...

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  • Toshio Mori

    Yokohama, California

    $35.00

    Yokohama, California, originally released in 1949, is the first published collection of short stories by a Japanese American. Set in a fictional community, these linked stories are alive with the people, gossip, humor, and legends of Japanese America in the 1930s and 1940s. Paperback: 176 PagesProduct Dimensions: 140 x 216 mmISBN: 9780295994741 Published by University of Washington Press

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