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Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker
   
Author: Eric Liu
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Country/Culture: Chinese American
Language: English
Type of Product: Hardcover Book
Item Number: AP265PW
Retail Price: $14.95
ISBN Number: 0375704868
Description: Beyond black and white, native and alien, lies a vast and fertile field of human experience. It is here that Eric Liu, former speechwriter for President Clinton and noted political commentator, invites us to explore.

In these compellingly candid essays, Liu reflects on his life as a second-generation Chinese American and reveals the shifting frames of ethnic identity. Finding himself unable to read a Chinese memorial book about his father's life, he looks critically at the cost of his own assimilation. But he casts an equally questioning eye on the effort to sustain vast racial categories like ďAsian American.ĀEAnd as he surveys the rising anxiety about China's influence, Liu illuminates the space that Asians have always occupied in the American imagination. Reminiscent of the work of James Baldwin and its unwavering honesty, The Accidental Asian introduces a powerful and elegant voice into the discussion of what it means to be an American. 1999 224pp, 9 x 11
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