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Sons of Heaven

By: Cheng, Terrance

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3049


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 View more info

The Toyotomi Blades

By: Furutani, Dale

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4541


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 View more info

Mona in the Promised Land

By: Jen, Gish

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 805


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.; 303 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Love Wife (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Jen, Gish

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5999


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 View more info

Weedflower

By: Kadohata, Cynthia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5946


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 View more info

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Grotesque

By: Kirino, Natsuo

Price: $39.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2007

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22266


Signed by Kirino in Japanese on the title page. A small crease to the front flap. The story of two murdered prostitutes, both of whom attended the same prestigious high school. ; Signed by Author View more info

Aloft (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Lee, Chang-Rae

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3763


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 View more info

A Gesture Life (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Lee, Chang-Rae

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2759


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 View more info

Red Azalea

By: Min, Anchee

Price: $43.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1993

Edition: First British Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5912


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 View more info

Flower Net

By: See, Lisa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 2809


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. View more info

A Bridge Between Us

By: Shigekuni, Julie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1684


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 View more info

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2284


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 View more info

Wild Meat & the Bully Burgers

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 522


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 View more info

Saturday Night at the Pahala Theatre

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Bamboo Ridge Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5266


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 View more info

Behold the Many

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5275


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 View more info

One Hundred and One Ways

By: Yoshikawa, Mako

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 928


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 View more info