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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The knotty lump of the Kotex in the plastic pad clips. The clastic of the belt and the
clastic of my pantv. There's a difference, vou know, unless you can match up both
elastics cxactlv. "Wear a thick pantv today. The Buster Browns." "Nobodv can ...
I K s "Buv Kotex." "It's softer." "Modess stiff, even for me." "They all can see." "They
get X-ray vision, right, Lovey?" "Ma, thev can, thev can." "You put deodorant today
?" "Your underarms smell stink." "You wearing one bra, or what?" "You put ...
And how will I run to the bathroom, pull my Kotex out of my brown package,
carefully put the Kotex into the plastic pad clips nice and flat before all the blood
pours out, match the elastics of the menses belt and my panty, and go back to
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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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