Lives of Notable Asian Americans: Literature and Education
A collection of biographical essays notes the achievements of such Asian-American writers as Amy Tan, Maxine Hong Kingston, and Lawrence Yep, and provides insight into their struggles with generational conflicts and acceptance into mainstream American life.
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