Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers
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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AND THE BULLY BURGERS MS-ANN YAMANAKA or of BLLT5 HANGING
FUNKY AND VIBRANT A COMING OF-AGE TALE OF EXCEEDING CHARM. Bw
HARVEST AMERICAN WILD MEAT AND THE U L L Y BURGERS HARVEST.
1 BURGERS catalogue. He makes a few watercolor paintings of a red cardinal
on a papaya tree, a red cardinal eating persimmons on the grave. Father
enlarges some of the photos and frames them. He tapes some to the wall. All
over my ...
WILD MEAT AND THE BULLV BURGERS Sheep stew smells up the whole
house. Like the mornings when my father starts boiling tripe. But sheep stew
stinks worse. Even if rubbed in salt, garlic, and grated ginger, then soaked in
lemon juice, ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kyuuketsukirui - LibraryThing
Oh, I loved this so much. This is maybe my favorite type of fiction ever, short stories about being a kid/growing up, but not for kids. I like children's lit/YA okay (some books I really love), but I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - hsollom - LibraryThing
Personal Response: More a collection of loose vignettes than a novel, the different styles are sometimes lyrical and sometimes realistic. Lovey’s attempts to establish an identity apart from herself ... Read full review
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