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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I don't think I'll ever meet a movie star. Jerry savs one day he'll be a movie star. I
say, "Yeah, right, fat chance. No Japs on TV except Mrs. Livingston and Kav-to.
You'll never find your flat face in any magazine. Not in no movie or no TV. No
All in all, I'd rather see Alexander Fu Sheng movies. My father and Uncle Ed say
that all kung fu movies are phony. Uncle Ed says, "Sheez, so fake the way they
make. The sound of them kicking, that stupid wind sound, no even match the kick.
Home Movie Reel #20. "Kids at Zoo" written on masking tape: I'm standing bv the
shave-ice truck. I hold the strawberrv cone to mv lips but cannot eat. Calhoon
leans against the front of the truck. This is not on the home movie: "When the ...
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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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