This volume is inscribed "To [xxx], Reach for the Stars". Signed by Shirley Lim. Text is clean and unmarked throughout. Light edge and corner wear but still in very good condition. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: "Sister Swing" chronicles the growing up years of three sisters. It follows their transplant from a relatively sheltered life in Malaysia to the raw realities of the United States. It illuminates the complex relationships between the sisters, and gently but firmly explores the morals, values and mindsets of growing up Asian in a Western world.
About the Author: Shirley Geok-lin Lim is an acclaimed poet, novelist and critic who in 1969 immigrated to the United States from Malaysia an in 1973 earned her Ph.D. in English and American literature from Brandeis University. Her works include her first book of poetry, "Crossing the Peninsula and Other Poems" (1980), which was awarded the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, and her memoir, "Among The White Moon Faces" which won the American Book Award. she has taught both in the United States and abroad, and is currently a professor of English at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she lives.
Title: Sister Swing
Publisher: U.S.A.: Marshall Cavendish Editions
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description Marshall Cavendish Editions, 2006. Condition: Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP96246919
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