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Author: Shawn Wong
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st University of Washington Press edView all editions and formats
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A contemporary novel exploring race and romance in Asian America.

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shawn Wong
ISBN: 0295984961 9780295984964
OCLC Number: 57342291
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1995.
Description: xxi, 229 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction by Jeffrey F. L. Partridge1. Loyalty, Betrayal, & Revenge2. Gold Spike3. Eye Contact4. Open Curtains5. Sleepwalking6. Fear of Flying7. Moment Resistance8. Chinese Girls9. Pathology10. Betty Loves Raymond11. Medical History12. Extravagance and Equilibrium
Responsibility: Shawn Wong ; introduction by Jeffrey F.L. Partridge.

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With American Knees, Wong constructs a fast-paced world of botched romances, sexual and racial stereotypes, and unfulfilled longing. * A. Magazine * Shawn Wong adds a funny, sexy chapter to Asian Read more...

 
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