Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers

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Harcourt Brace, Apr 15, 1997 - Fiction - 277 pages
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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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User Review  - Kimberly - Goodreads

Funny, happy, sad, and real. I love the writing in this book - feels like I spent the whole day talking story in Hilo. Read full review

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Lois-Ann Yamanaka is the author of Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers (FSG, 1996), Blu's Hanging (FSG, 1997), and Heads by Harry (FSG, 1999). Recipient of a 1998 Lannan Literary Award and the 1998 Asian American Literary Award, she lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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