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Asian American biography

by Helen Zia

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by UXL in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian Americans -- Biography,
  • Pacific Islander Americans -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHelen Zia and Susan B. Gall, editors.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsZia, Helen., Gall, Susan B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.A75 A8253 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (x, 401 p.) :
    Number of Pages401
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL967574M
    ISBN 100810396874, 0810396882, 0810396890
    LC Control Number96004022

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      10 YA Books by Asian-American Authors Posted on 29 April, 27 April, Author Audrey It has been a while since I’ve done a booklist, and with Asian-Pacific American Month around the corner, I though I could get a head start. Pearl S. Buck was born on J , in Hillsboro, West Virginia. In , she published her first novel, East Wind, West Wind. Her next novel, The Good Earth, earned her a Pulitzer Prize in Born:

      Last year, I proposed this article as a way to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. At the time, coming up with a top 10 list seemed like a pretty straightforward task, but the list kept expanding and the process became even more fraught as I imagined, as any modern writer must, what the comments section might look like. Maxine Hong Kingston, American writer, much of whose work is rooted in her experiences as a first-generation Chinese American. Her notable books included the memoirs The Woman Warrior, China Men, and I Love a Broad Margin to My Life. Learn more about Kingston’s life and work.


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