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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU BY SALLY ROONEY

Asian Diaspora

  • Younghill Kang

    East Goes West

    $31.00

    Having fled Japanese-occupied Korea for the gleaming promise of the United States, the young, idealistic Chungpa Han lands in New York with nothing but four dollars and a suitcase full of Shakespeare to his name. The America into which Han arrives is one teeming with recent arrivals, expatriates, businessmen, students, indigents, and scholars hailing from Korea, China, and Italy as well as Harlem, Boston, and Greenwich Village. Struggling to support his studies, Han becomes by turns traveling...

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  • John Okada

    No-No Boy

    $29.00

    No-No Boy tells the gripping tale of Ichiro Yamada, a young man who, like many Japanese-Americans, refuses to denounce his Japanese heritage and fight for the US Army during the Second World War. His decisions force him to spend four long years in an internment camp and then in prison. On his release, he struggles to reconcile the beliefs that led to his imprisonment with a radically changed postwar America. This is a powerful novel that raises timely questions of identity, heritage and assim...

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