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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Number Seven: You gotta rule what you can when you can or to someday rule
that tree house. Larry's tree house is made from leftover lumber. The ladder to the
tree house is driftwood. The roof, aluminum and rustv totan. Boards with nails ...
May his tree house break and his "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" record warp. On Friday
night, poker night for the adults inside, Larry, Ernest, Dwavne, and Jenks camp in
the tree house. They take the Coleman lantern, their army sleeping bags, some ...
"Then you remember the huge Norfolk pine tree that got hit by lightning while we
were walking to school the next dav, right, Hubert? Boy, that must've been a
hundred-fifty-foot tree." "Ho, musta been something for see the lightning hit 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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