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Kingston

  1. 1.  Father:Tom Hong, a first-generation immigrant from China, owned a laundry in Stockton, California. Mother: Ying Lan (Chew) Hong, first- generation immigrant from China Born in California on October 27, 1940
  2. 2.  "My subconscious is Chinese, isnt that weird? At night in my dreams I speak to Earl in Chinese."
  3. 3.  her novels detail the experiences of first- generation Chinese Americans. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley became a high school teacher, holding a series of teaching jobs for the next ten years Her most recognized work is also her first published, Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (1976), and received the National Book Critics Circle Award for nonfiction.
  4. 4.  combines Chinese folk stories, myth, and her familys experience as immigrants in the United States a book without a genre :At various times it has been described as a memoir, an autobiography, a novel, a manifesto The Woman Warrior stubbornly refuses to be either entirely fictive or entirely real. Perhaps the second most remarkable thing about the book is that in its wake, the American literary world still seems to regard the tissue-thin boundary between memoir and fiction as absolute and inviolable
  5. 5.  The Role of Woman Bi-cultural: What does this mean? Voice or lack of Ghosts Warriors Circles Storytelling Animals Nature Bound feet

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