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 WANNA MARRV A HAOLE SO I CAN HAVE A HAOLE LAST NAME M he
Perfect Haole House: There is a Dixie bathroom cup dispenser with cups that
have blue and pink flowers around the bottom in the perfect house and you don't
have to ...
And I learned from my father, who teaches me evervthing I know about dominate
and recessid jeans. How pea flowers that are red and white make red flowers. Or
white flowers. Sometimes pink. I consider this when I breed my Dutch bunnies.
She lets Jerry carry a huge pink bear. Larry says fuck softly. Jerry knows he's ...
Jerry puts the pink bear and the bottle of Coke between us and I put the purple-
and-green snake around both of our shoulders. There's Crvstal and Larry. "
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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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