The Woman Warrior

The Woman Warrior

Memoirs of A Girlhood Among Ghosts

Book - 1989
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Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, c1976
Edition: Vintage International ed
ISBN: 9780679721888
0679721886
9780072435191
0072435194
Branch Call Number: BIOGRAPHY 818.54 KINGSTON 1989
Characteristics: 209 p. ; 21 cm

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A memoir of the American-born daughter of Chinese immigrants who lived within the traditions and fears of the Chinese past as well as the realities of the alien modern American culture.

Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity.

A classic of Feminist literature, The Woman Warrior tells the story of the story of the author's upbringing in the US. Includes also her fanciful recreation of the story of Mulan. Classified: Creative non-fiction!


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