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 Billy the Kid , the bleating baby ram . Father found both of them alone . On
the same day . Strange , very strange . Father always comes home from hunting
near dinnertime and smells like the mountains . Sweat and wind . He ' s always ...
I ' m feeding Nanny , and Calhoon gets Billy the Kid , who struggles against his
rope . They drink evaporated milk , half - and - half , from Gerber baby bottles like
two babies and Nanny nuzzles up to my face and cries . Her mouth smells like ...
Bye - bye Billy the Kid / Hello Ed and Helen ' s ” written on masking tape : The
camera shows Uncle Ed , Ernest , and Larry tying Billy ' s legs . Pan to the side ,
Jerry , Calhoon , me waving at the camera and Nanny rubbing her horn nubs on
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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