Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers

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Harcourt Brace, Apr 15, 1997 - Fiction - 277 pages
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In her "hilarious and heartbreaking" debut novel ("Library Journal"), Lois-Ann Yamanaka introduces the world to Lovey Nariyoshi, who comes of age in a working-class Japanese American family living in Hilo, Hawaii. Lovey longs to live in a "haole" (white) neighborhood and have "straight blond hair and long Miss America legs".

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User Review  - Pamela Scheinost pavek - Goodreads

Really liked her snappy writing style but was disgusted by all the animal deaths and brutality. Read full review

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from the book about Hawaii. Read full review


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Lois-Ann Yamanaka is the author of Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers (FSG, 1996), Blu's Hanging (FSG, 1997), and Heads by Harry (FSG, 1999). Recipient of a 1998 Lannan Literary Award and the 1998 Asian American Literary Award, she lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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