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Includes prose, poetry, songs, excerpts from novels and plays.
Paperback, 640 pages
Published July 1st 1991 by Plume (first published July 1st 1974)
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Great excerpts and essays on being Asian American. Really opens your eyes to issues that exist on the surface of our (APA) daily lives that sometimes go unnoticed until someone writes a comical or emotional memoir about it.
yes, frank chin is an ass and an essentialist and is homophobic and sexist, but he put together a groundbreaking anthology of writers
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Frank Chin was born in Berkeley, California, but was raised to the age of six by a retired Vaudeville couple in Placerville, California. At six his mother brought him back to the San Francisco Bay Area to live in Oakland Chinatown. He attended college at the University of California, Berkeley. He received an American Book Award in 1989 for a collection of short stories, and another in 2000 for Lif...more
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