HOME TO STAY: Asian American Fiction by Women

[Anthology - signed] Watanabe, Sylvia and Carol Bruchac, Editors; Chitra Divakaruni, signed.

ISBN 10: 0912678763 / ISBN 13: 9780912678764
Published by Greenfield Center, NY: The Greenfield Review Press, (1990.)
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SIGNED first edition - First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover. An anthology of 32 stories by women of Japanese, Filipino, Chinese, Indian, and Southwest Asian ancestry, and stories by non-Asian women with strong links to the Asian American experience. SIGNED by Chitra Divakaruni at her story "Doors." Other contributors include Maxine Hong Kingston, Jessica Hagedorn, Bharati Mukherjee, Amy Tan, Gish Jen, Diana Davenport, Hisaye Yamamoto, Marie Hara, Fae Myenne Ng, Susan Nunes and many others. Each selection is preceded by a photograph of the author and brief biographical comments. 321 pp. Cover art by Carli Oliver. Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Bookseller Inventory # 57327

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Title: HOME TO STAY: Asian American Fiction by ...

Publisher: Greenfield Center, NY: The Greenfield Review Press, (1990.)

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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anthology of short fiction

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In the 32 pieces of fiction included here, Asian women and a few non-Asians strongly associated with the Asian American experience tell stories of lives in a new world. Some characters are newly arrived, others already second- and third-generation, but all must deal with being different. Altogether 29 authors, both established (Maxine Hong Kingston, Bharati Mukherjee, Amy Tan) and new, are represented. A fine companion to The Forbidden Stitch ( LJ 5/1/89) and Making Waves ( LJ 6/15/89), also anthologies of Asian American women writers, Home To Stay has a few of the same authors yet no repeated stories, thus giving a wide range of writing. Recommended for libraries wanting a good Asian American collection.
- Kitty Chen Dean, Nassau Coll., Garden City, N.Y.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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