Pangs of Love: Stories

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Plume, 1991 - Fiction - 225 pages
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Cultures as well as generations clash in the funny and heartbreaking short stories that mark David Los Angeles Times Book Prize for First Fiction and the Ploughshares Award, Pangs of Love explores the bizarre contradictions inherent in assimilation.

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PANGS OF LOVE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A debut collection of 11 stories from Asian-American Louie chronicling the displaced lives of Asian immigrants and of first- generation American-born children: mainly taut and energetic pieces, a ... Read full review

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Critics tend to lump together all the writings of Asian Americans and simply report that their major themes concern "Asians alienated by an unwelcoming culture.'' Louie shows how wrong this stereotype ... Read full review

Contents

DISPLACEMENT
18
BOTTLES OF BEAUJOLAIS
36
SOCIAL SCIENCE
55
Copyright

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Louie teaches at UCLA.

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