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Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of the men in the author's family. Describes their pains and joys as they become American.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kingston, Maxine Hong.
China men.
New York : Knopf, 1980
(OCoLC)565646632
Online version:
Kingston, Maxine Hong.
China men.
New York : Knopf, 1980
(OCoLC)610215315
Named Person: Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Hong Kingston
ISBN: 0394424638 9780394424637
OCLC Number: 6014955
Description: 308 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: On discovery --
On fathers --
The father from China --
The ghostmate --
The Grandfather of the Sandalwood Mountains --
On mortality --
On mortality again --
The Grandfather of the Sierra Nevada Mountains --
The laws --
Alaska China men --
The making of more Americans --
The wild man of the Green Swamp --
The adventures of Lo Bun Sun --
The American father --
The Li Sao: an elegy --
The brother in Vietnam --
The hundred-year-old man --
On listening.
Responsibility: Maxine Hong Kingston.

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A history of the men in the author's family. Describes their pains and joys as they become American.

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