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ISBN: 1417754494 / ISBN-13: 9781417754496

American Born Chinese


A tour-de-force by rising indie comics star Yang, "American Born Chinese" tells the story of three apparently unrelated characters whose lives and ... Show synopsis

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  • American Born Chinese (Turtleback Books) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Gene Luen Yang

    American Born Chinese

    Hardcover, Turtleback Books
    Turtleback School & Library ed.
    240 pages

    ISBN: 1417754494
    ISBN-13: 9781417754496

    For use in schools and libraries only. The story of a Chinese-American kid in an all-white school is combined with the Chinese fable of the Monkey King and a send-up of racial stereotypes in this allegory of Chinese-American identity.

  • 1. Hardcover, Turtleback Books, 2006

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Overall customer rating: 5.000

Excellent read!!!

by rosabas on Nov 14, 2011

This graphic novel is cleverly conceived and thoroughly engaging. It is essentially about the split in personal identity experienced by a young American-born Chinese, Jin Wang (perhaps a pseudonym for the author?) who both loathes his Chinese identity and desires to be something he is not, white. Woven ... More

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