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Talk Thai : the adventures of Buddhist boy

Author: Ira Sukrungruang
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Ira Sukrungruang was born to Thai parents newly arrived in the US, they picked his Jewish moniker out of a book of American names. In this memoir, he relates the early life of a first-generation  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ira Sukrungruang
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ira Sukrungruang
ISBN: 9780826218896 082621889X 9780826219329 0826219322
OCLC Number: 456171129
Description: x, 169 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The white elephant --
Under the hand of Buddha --
A world of adjusters --
My father's swing --
Haunted trails --
The falls --
Bad son --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Ira Sukrungruang.

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In "Talk Thai," Ira Sukrungruang gives readers a fresh, funny, and poignant perspective on childhood, identity, cultural confusion, and growing up Thai American. This is a gem of a memoir. Bich Minh Read more...

 
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