Pangs of Love: Stories

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Knopf, 1991 - Fiction - 225 pages
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An impressive and wonderfully various first collection of stories that explores the themes of cultural inheritance and dispossession, and goes to the heart of the Asian-American's dilemma: the sense of being an exotic in an inhospitable landscape.

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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

Pangs of love: stories

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

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
SOCIAL SCIENCE
55
LOVE ON THE ROCKS
99
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Louie teaches at UCLA.

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