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Accidental Asian : Notes of a Native Speaker - 98 edition

Accidental Asian : Notes of a Native Speaker (ISBN10: 0375704868; ISBN13: 9780375704864)
ISBN13: 978-0375704864
ISBN10: 0375704868

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0679448624
ISBN10: 0679448624

Summary: What is race for? That bracing question animates every page of The Accidental Asian, a powerful work from one of the nation's leading young voices. In these personal and poignant reflections on assimilation, Eric Liu articulates a vision of American identity that will provoke and inspire. Weaving narrative and analysis into a series of elegant essays, Liu addresses a broad range of questions: Is whiteness America's fundamental race problem? Are Asian Americans really
the New Jews? Should we fear the rising might of China? What does a journey through Chinatown reveal about our own lives? What might intermarriage mean for Asian Americans - and for the future of race itself?
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Summary: What is race for? That bracing question animates every page of The Accidental Asian, a powerful work from one of the nation's leading young voices. In these personal and poignant reflections on assimilation, Eric Liu articulates a vision of American identity that will provoke and inspire. Weaving narrative and analysis into a series of elegant essays, Liu addresses a broad range of questions: Is whiteness America's fundamental race problem? Are Asian Americans really the New Jews? Should we fear the rising might of China? What does a journey through Chinatown reveal about our own lives? What might intermarriage mean for Asian Americans - and for the future of race itself? ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Year Published: 1998
International: No

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