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This collection includes short stories and personal essays, mostly dealing with the question of belonging. They explore questions of identity, nationality, and relationships between the generations. It’s a poignant, wistful book which draws you into different cultures in an intimate way. Most affecting is Minfong’s essay on the way her heart, hands and head all speak different languages.
Minfong Ho is an award-winning Chinese-American writer. Her works frequently deal with the lives of people living in poverty in Southeast Asian countries.More about Minfong Ho...