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Asian & Asian-American Literature

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1 Cheng, Terrance Sons of Heaven
New York Morrow 2002 0060002433 / 9780060002435 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Cheng. A novel set in China in 1989 follows three characters--a dissident, his ideologically opposed brother who has been sent to apprehend him, and Deng Ziaoping, the Chinese leader behind the events at Tiananmen Square. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Furutani, Dale The Toyotomi Blades
New York St. Martin's Press 1997 0312170505 / 9780312170509 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Furutani and dated on the title page next to the author's red chop. Japanese-American Ken Tanaka visits ancestral Japan for the first time and becomes embroiled in a caper that involves his samurai sword and an age-old mystery that some very dangerous people do not want him to solve. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Jen, Gish Mona in the Promised Land
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0679445897 / 9780679445890 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed and dated by Jen. The story of a Chinese-American teenager growing up in the late 1960s and early 70s, when matters of race and ethnicity are beginning to be contested.; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.50 USD
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4 Jen, Gish The Love Wife (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 1400042135 / 9781400042135 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Jen on the title page. A meddlesome Chinese-American mother bequeaths a Chinese nanny to her ambivalent son and his blonde wife in this darkly comic fairy tale. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included. ; Signed by Author 
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5 Jen, Gish Typical American
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1991 0395546893 / 9780395546895 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Jen on the title page. A sticker ghost to the free endpaper. The author's first novel, a darkly humorous account of Chinese immigrants encountering America. ; Signed by Author 
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6 Jen, Gish Who's Irish (Includes Uncorrected Proof)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1999 0375406212 / 9780375406218 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Jen on the title page. A first anthology of short stories by the author of Typical American and Mona in the Promised Land captures the lives and fortunes of Chinese Americans as they make their way through American society. An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers (not signed) is included.; Signed by Author 
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7 Kadohata, Cynthia Weedflower
New York Atheneum 2006 0689865740 / 9780689865749 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Kadohata on the title page. Based in part on her own family's history and set in America immediately before the attack on Pearl Harbor, the author's novel traces the experiences of a Japanese-American girl and her family. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Grotesque, Kirino, Natsuo
8 Kirino, Natsuo Grotesque
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2007 1400044944 / 9781400044948 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Kirino in Japanese on the title page. The story of two murdered prostitutes, both of whom attended the same prestigious high school. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 27.50 USD
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9 Lee, Chang-Rae A Gesture Life (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
New York Riverhead Books 1999 1573221465 / 9781573221467 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Lee on the title page. Franklin Hata, born to Korean parents, raised by an adoptive family in Japan and settled in a New York suburb, is the narrator of Lee's second novel, following Native Speaker. A signed Uncorrected Proof in glossy printed wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Lee, Chang-Rae Aloft (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2004 1573222631 / 9781573222631 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Lee on the title page. The author's third novel (after Native Speaker and A Gesture Life) approaches the problems of race and belonging in America from a new angle-the perspective of a semiretired patriarch of a well-off (and mostly white) Long Island family. A signed Uncorrected Proof in pictorial wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author 
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11 Min, Anchee Red Azalea
London Victor Gollancz 1993 0575055294 / 9780575055292 First British Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Min on the title page. Precedes the U. S. Edition. A woman who grew up in China during its Cultural Revolution describes the grueling physical labor she endured on Red Fire Farm, her forced segregation from men, her sexual relationship with her platoon leader, and her introduction to acting. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 See, Lisa Flower Net
New York HarperCollins 1997 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Fine 
An Advance Reading Copy, in an unopened clamshell box, as issued. Set in Beijing, this first novel draws together a Chinese cop and an American D.A. intent on solving a string of murders. A mystery by the author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Shigekuni, Julie A Bridge Between Us
New York Anchor 1995 0385476787 / 9780385476782 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Shigekuni on the title page. In this debut novel, four generations of an extended Japanese-American family share a house in San Francisco, and a woman from each generation alternately tells the tale.; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Joy Luck Club, Tan, Amy
14 Tan, Amy The Joy Luck Club
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1989 0399134204 / 9780399134203 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Tan on the title page. Previous owner's name and date on the free endpaper. Slight toning to the board edges, and tanning to the page edges. Very little wear to the dust jacket. The author's groundbreaking first novel, which explores the lives of the women in four Chinese-American families, and the daughters who struggle to fulfill or reject the cultural and familial expectations placed on them. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 90.00 USD
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15 Yamanaka, Lois-Ann Behold the Many
New York Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 2006 0374110158 / 9780374110154 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Yamanaka on the title page. A novel where the ghosts of children curse the living, and a young woman finds salvation in early-20th-century Hawaii.; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Yamanaka, Lois-Ann Saturday Night at the Pahala Theatre
Honolulu Bamboo Ridge Press 1993 0910043310 / 9780910043311 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Yamanaka. A very faint trace of wear to the corners, else fine. The first book by the author of Behold the Many. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Yamanaka, Lois-Ann Wild Meat & the Bully Burgers
New York Farrar, Straus, & Giroux 1996 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Yamanaka. An Uncorrected Proof in wrappers. Lovey Nariyoshi, a young girl growing up in Hilo, Hawaii, faces a bleak and impoverished world that is divided between East and West. A first novel. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Yoshikawa, Mako One Hundred and One Ways
New York Bantam 1999 0553110993 / 9780553110999 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Yoshikawa on the title page. At once a coming-of-age narrative and a ghost story, Yoshikawa's first novel is also a tale of Japanese-American identity and a look at three generations of women and their lost loves. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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