Balancing two worlds : Asian American college students tell their life stories (Book, 2007) [Alabama State University Library]
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Balancing two worlds : Asian American college students tell their life stories

Author: Andrew Garrod; Robert Kilkenny
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Those who find themselves living in the Americas, no matter what their ethnic, educational, or economic background, must ultimately 'become their own personalities,' melding their point of view with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Garrod; Robert Kilkenny
ISBN: 9780801445958 0801445957 9780801473845 0801473845
OCLC Number: 78789560
Description: xiii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : Asian Americans : "now becoming aware of their own personality" / by Russell C. Leong --
Generating new identities. Sticks and salt / Phuoc Nguyen --
Distilling my Korean American identity / Patrick S. --
Turning against myself / Amy Lee --
Challenging the "model minority" label. Receding past, advancing future / Kenneth Lee --
Balancing on the hyphen / Fuyuki Hirashima --
Korea is my heart and soul, America is my mind and spirit / Leah Lee --
Origins and ethnicities. In search of a sangam / Asha Gupta --
A Muslim citizen of the democratic West / Aly Rahim --
American pie / Dean Krishna --
My permanent home / Sabeen Hassanali --
What are you?. A little plot of no-man's-land / Ki Mae Ponniah Heussner --
Multihued / Anthony R. Luckett --
Emerging diversities. No such thing--
/ Johnny Lee --
Farewell my tung-tew / Vincent Ng --
Afterword : revolution and revelations : the personal journey and the definition of community / by Vernon Takeshita.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Garrod and Robert Kilkenny ; with an introduction by Russell C. Leong and an afterword by Vernon Takeshita.
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"As wonderfully diverse and complex as life itself, these narratives crafted by Asian American college students and their guides unfold in the reading, and reveal identity and community, like memory Read more...

 
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