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
"My subconscious is Chinese, isnt that weird? At night in my dreams I speak to Earl in Chinese."
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.
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
The Role of Woman Bi-cultural: What does this mean? Voice or lack of Ghosts Warriors Circles Storytelling Animals Nature Bound feet