Rhapsody in Plain Yellow
A fusion of east and west, high culture, popular culture, and ancient Chinese history mark this distinguished collection. In traditional narratives and playful song, Marilyn Chin elegizes the loss of her mother and grandmother and unravels the complexities of her family's past. She sings out the trials of immigration, exile, thwarted interracial love, and social injustice personal revelations leading to a universal cry for compassion and healing.
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No China doll, Chin is instead a "bold beauty" who describes the crossover from Eastern to Western culture in a forthright voice that's sometimes flippant and sometimes edged with anger. ... Read full review