Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands

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Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands - Lim, Shirley Geok-Lin, and Geok-Lin Lim, Shirley
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Shirley Geok-lin Lim's memoir is a courageously frank and deeply affecting account of a Malaysian girlhood and of the making of an Asian-American woman. With insight, candor, and grace, Lim lays bare the material poverty and family violence of her childhood in colonized Malaysia after her father's business fails and her mother abandons the family, leaving Shirley to travel the road toward womanhood alone. Her struggles to fashion a meaningful life that will include professional achievement and a self-determined sexuality ...

Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands 1996, Feminist Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781558611443

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