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American Born Chinese

American Born Chinese
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Description: Amazon.com Review Indie graphic novelist Gene Yang's intelligent and emotionally challenging American Born Chinese is made up of three individual plotlines: the determined efforts of the Chinese folk hero Monkey King to shed his humble roots and be revered as a god; the struggles faced by Jin Wang, a lonely Asian American middle school student who would do anything to fit in with his white classmates; and the sitcom plight of Danny, an All-American teen so shamed by his Chinese cousin Chin-Kee (a purposefully painful ethnic stereotype) that he is forced to change schools. Each story works well on its own, but Yang engineers a cl ... (more)
Manufacturer: First Second
Release date: 5 September 2006
ISBN-10 : 1596431520 | ISBN-13: 9781596431522
Tags: Biography (2), Comic (2), Non-fiction (1), True Story (1), Graphic Novel (1)
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