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  - Kirei - Goodreads

I give myself a pat on the back for finishing this book. It's like being forced to read someone's diary, with the author eagerly waiting for you to finish as she sits and drinks coffee right in front ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pamela Scheinost pavek - Goodreads

Really liked her snappy writing style but was disgusted by all the animal deaths and brutality. Read full review

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Contents

Crazy Like a Dream
41
Oompah Loompah
51
Dominate and Recessid Jeans
61
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

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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