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Asian-american Literature

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1 Chin, Frank Gunga Din Highway (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
Minneapolis Coffee House Press 1994 1566890241 / 9781566890243 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Chin. A very slight tap to the top corner. An irreverent saga of a Chinese American family in California, this novel offers a satiric panorama ranging from ethnic stereotypes to Hollywood mythology. A signed Uncorrected Proof in black-and-white wrappers is included. The proof shows heavy wear to the back cover and page edges. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.50 USD
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2 Choi, Susan The Foreign Student
New York HarperCollins 1998 006019149x / 9780060191498 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Choi on the title page. A debut novel tells the story of a young Korean man, who narrowly escaped death in his war-torn country, and a Tennessee woman haunted by sexual abuse as they find solace, comfort, and hope in each other. Winner of the Asian-American Literary Award for Fiction. ; Signed by Author 
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3 Fenkl, Heinz Insu Memories of My Ghost Brother
New York Dutton 1996 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Near Fine Signed by Author
Signed by Fenkl on the free endpaper, with his red chop added. An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers. An autobiographical first novel told from the point of view of a young Amerasian boy, based on the author's boyhood in Korea.; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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4 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 
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5 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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6 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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7 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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8 Jin, Ha The Bridegroom
New York Pantheon 2000 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Ha Jin. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. The cultural and economic consequences of capitalism vs. communism are dramatized in this collection of stories by the Chinese-American author. ; Signed by Author 
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9 Lee, Don Yellow
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393323080 / 9780393323085 First Paperback Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Signed by Lee on the title page. Bottom corners slightly creased. Debut collection of short stories and a novella about Asian-Americans, mostly centered in coastal California, by the editor of Ploughshares.; Signed by Author 
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10 Lee, Gus China Boy
New York Dutton 1991 052524994x / 9780525249948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Lee on the title page. An American-born son of an aristocratic Chinese family struggles with the uncertainties of growing up torn between two cultures in a tough San Francisco neighborhood during the 1950s. A first novel. ; Signed by Author 
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11 Lee, Gus China Boy (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
New York Dutton 1991 052524994x / 9780525249948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Lee. A remainder mark to the bottom edge. An American-born son of an aristocratic Chinese family struggles with the uncertainties of growing up torn between two cultures in a tough San Francisco neighborhood during the 1950s. A first novel. A signed Uncorrected Proof in pictorial wrappers is included.; Remainder; Signed by Author 
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Tiger's Tail, Lee, Gus
12 Lee, Gus Tiger's Tail
New York Knopf 1996 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good Signed by Author
Inscribed by Lee and dated in the year of publication. An Uncorrected Proof in plain orange wrappers. American military lawyer Jackson Kan journeys to Korea to search for a missing Army colleague whose disappearance is linked to a mysterious senior officer. ; Signed by Author 
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13 Lee, Gus Tiger's Tail (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)
New York Knopf 1996 0679438556 / 9780679438557 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Lee on the half-title page. American military lawyer Jackson Kan journeys to Korea to search for a missing Army colleague whose disappearance is linked to a mysterious senior officer. An inscribed Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author 
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Talking in the Dark, Louis, Laura Glen
14 Louis, Laura Glen Talking in the Dark
New York Harcourt 2001 0151005222 / 9780151005222 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed by Louis. Slight bump to the bottom corner. A debut collection of stories from the winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize and published in Best American Short Stories in 1994 and 1997.; Signed by Author 
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15 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 
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16 Tan, Amy The Hundred Secret Senses (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1995 0399141146 / 9780399141140 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Tan on the title page. A tale of two sisters, two cultures, and several acts of betrayal. A signed Uncorrected Proof in blue wrappers is included. The proof has creasing to the front cover.; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Joy Luck Club, Tan, Amy
17 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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The Kitchen God's Wife (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof), Tan, Amy
18 Tan, Amy The Kitchen God's Wife (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1991 0399135782 / 9780399135781 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Tan, and dated in the month of publication. The author's second novel tells of an aging Chinese woman's relationship with her American daughter. A heavily worn signed Uncorrected Proof in plain red wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Dreaming Water (Includes a Signed Advance Reading Copy), Tsukiyama, Gail
19 Tsukiyama, Gail Dreaming Water (Includes a Signed Advance Reading Copy)
New York St. Martin's Press 2002 0312206070 / 9780312206079 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Briefly inscribed by Tsukiyama opposite the title page. Tsukiyama's fifth novel details a short span in the life of Cate and Hana, a mother and daughter coping with the onslaught of Werner's Syndrome, a disease which makes a person age abnormally. A signed Advance Reading Copy in wrappers is included.; Signed by Author 
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20 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 
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