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Eat everything before you die : a Chinaman in the counterculture

Author: Jeffery Paul Chan
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2004.
Series: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this original novel, Christopher Columbus Wong, orphan son of a Chinatown bachelor community, is trying to invent a family for himself while all around him American popular culture is reinventing itself with sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll. Christopher finds himself on a wild journey with his gay older brother, Peter, a pan-Pacific TV chef; the defrocked, deranged, and eroding ex-director of a Chinatown settlement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffery Paul Chan
ISBN: 0295984368 9780295984360
OCLC Number: 55518430
Description: 297 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies.
Responsibility: Jeffery Paul Chan.

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Set against the backdrop of America's wars in Asia and the assimilation of that experience - the refugees, the stereotypes, the food, this book features an ironic commentary on the identities the  Read more...

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