Last Stop on Market Street
My Chinatown is a critically acclaimed, spectacularly illustrated picture book homage to family, culture, and a childhood spent in one of the most striking places in any cityâChinatown. Kam Mak grew up in a place of two cultures, one existing within the other. Using extraordinarily beautiful paintings and moving poems, he shares a year of growing up in this small city within a city.
My Chinatown explores a boy's first year in the United Statesâafter emigrating from Chinaâas he grows to love his new home in Chinatown through food, games, and the people surrounding him. Through Kam Mak's spare verse and richly detailed artwork, the streets of Chinatown come vividly alive.
Chinatownâa place of dragons and dreams; fireflies and memories
Chinatownâfull of wonder and magic; fireworks on New Year's Day and a delicious smell on every corner
Chinatownâwhere every day brings something familiar and something wondrously new to a small boy
This edition also contains The Rehabilitation of Myth: Vico''s New Sciences
About: In this important essay, Joseph Mali argues that Vico's New Science must be interpreted according to Vico's own clues and rules of interpretation, principally his claim that the 'master-key' of his New Science is the discovery of myth.
About: My Chinatown is a critically acclaimed, spectacularly illustrated picture book homage to family, culture, and a childhood spent in one of the most striking places in any cityâChinatown.
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