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The woman warrior : memoirs of a girlhood among ghosts

Author: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1989. ©1976
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Vintage international editionView all editions and formats
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A first-generation Chinese-American woman recounts growing up in America within a tradition-bound Chinese family, and confronted with Chinese ghosts from the past and non-Chinese ghosts of the present.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
History
Personal Narratives
Biographies
Named Person: Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston; Maxine Hong Kingston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Hong Kingston
ISBN: 0679721886 9780679721888 0072435194 9780072435191 0679730613 9780679730613
OCLC Number: 60660485
Description: 209 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: No name woman --
White tigers --
Shaman --
At the western palace --
A song for a barbarian reed pipe.
Responsibility: Maxine Hong Kingston.
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