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Wild meat and the bully burgers

Author: Lois-Ann Yamanaka
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A tale of growing up Japanese-American in Hawaii. The narrator is Lovey Nariyoshi, a girl from a poor family who dreams of becoming white. In the course of everyday events, she describes a society where she can find no reflection of her own culture, a state of affairs which gives her an inferiority complex. A look at the reality behind the hype of multiculturalism.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois-Ann Yamanaka
ISBN: 0374290202 9780374290207
OCLC Number: 32431468
Description: viii, 277 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Lois-Ann Yamanaka.

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A tale of growing up Japanese-American in Hawaii. The narrator is Lovey Nariyoshi, a girl from a poor family who dreams of becoming white. In the course of everyday events, she describes a society where she can find no reflection of her own culture, a state of affairs which gives her an inferiority complex. A look at the reality behind the hype of multiculturalism.

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