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Product Description: When she was five years old, M. Elaine Mar and her mother emigrated from Hong Kong to Denver to join her father in a community more Chinese than American, more hungry than hopeful. While working with her family in the kitchen of a Chinese restaurant and living in the basement of her aunt's house, Mar quickly masters English and begins to excel in school...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780753157893 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, March 1, 2001), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: When she was five years old, M.
9780060182939 | Harperflamingo, June 1, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A woman born in Hong Kong shares her life story, describing her family's move to Denver when she was five and the resulting conflict between her own desires to adopt American culture and her mother's wish to maintain traditional Chinese values

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9780060930523 | Reprint edition (Perennial, August 1, 2000), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: A Chinese-American Harvard graduate presents her life story from her childhood inside an ethnic enclave, during which she struggled with racial harassment, and identifies the barriers to success in every American ghetto.
9780753196236 | Large print edition (Isis Large Print Books, July 1, 2000), cover price $19.95

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From the frozen wastes of Siberia where she was born into the indigenous culture, to the rough and tumble world of Paris fashion, to the final vindication in New York City, the Asian super-model shares her American dream story. Reprint. 14,000 first printing.

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9780380975549 | Bard, October 1, 1998, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: A model and actress describes what life was like growing up in Communist Siberia, her determination to build a new life in the West, her journey to Paris and New York, and her dramatic success in the New York fashion and film worlds

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9780380793716 | Bard, September 1, 1999, cover price $12.50 | About this edition: From the frozen wastes of Siberia where she was born into the indigenous culture, to the rough and tumble world of Paris fashion, to the final vindication in New York City, the Asian super-model shares her American dream story.

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Product Description: With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780195116540 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 21, 1999, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature.

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Product Description: In a time when memoirs are often less than they claim to be and essays do not say enough, Justin Chin breaks onto the scene with a collection that is a combination of confession, tirade, journalism, and practical joke.Mongrel is a cross-section of Chin's imagination and experiences that calls into question what it means to be an Asian-American in San Francisco, the effect your family will always have on you, and the role sexuality plays in your life...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780312195137 | 1 edition (Griffin, November 1, 1998), cover price $11.95 | About this edition: In a time when memoirs are often less than they claim to be and essays do not say enough, Justin Chin breaks onto the scene with a collection that is a combination of confession, tirade, journalism, and practical joke.

Product Description: The first true history of Asian-American women's literary history and their struggle for acceptance is the focal point of this rare work. It is the first critical representation of Japanese women writers and the autobiographies they wrote since the turn of the twentieth century. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780866632201 | Ide House Inc, May 1, 1998, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The first true history of Asian-American women's literary history and their struggle for acceptance is the focal point of this rare work.

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Offers a collection of short stories by and interviews with both new and familiar Asian American writers
By Carol Bruchac (editor) and Sylvia Watanabe (editor)

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9780912678900 | Greenfield Review Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Offers a collection of short stories by and interviews with both new and familiar Asian American writers

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