The Woman Warrior

Autor: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307759334
File Size: 52,40 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 7877
Download or Read Book
In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American. As a girl, Kingston lives in two confounding worlds: the California to which her parents have immigrated and the China of her mother’s “talk stories.” The fierce and wily women warriors of her mother’s tales clash jarringly with the harsh reality of female oppression out of which they come. Kingston’s sense of self emerges in the mystifying gaps in these stories, which she learns to fill with stories of her own. A warrior of words, she forges fractured myths and memories into an incandescent whole, achieving a new understanding of her family’s past and her own present.

China Men

Autor: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307787818
File Size: 63,29 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 4368
Download or Read Book
The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Fifth Book Of Peace

Autor: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679760636
File Size: 55,21 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 7497
Download or Read Book
A memoir of the author's losses to fire and her work with Vietnam veterans also includes a novel about a Chinese American man and his wife who flee to Hawaii to evade the draft during the Vietnam War, only to work with Vietnam veterans.

Tripmaster Monkey

Autor: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307787907
File Size: 34,96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 718
Download or Read Book
Driven by his dream to write and stage an epic stage production of interwoven Chinese novelsWittman Ah Sing, a Chinese-American hippie in the late '60s. From the Trade Paperback edition.

To Be The Poet

Autor: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674039637
File Size: 44,97 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 4950
Download or Read Book
I have almost finished my longbook, Maxine Hong Kingston declares. "Let my life as Poet begin...I won't be a workhorse anymore; I'll be a skylark." To Be the Poet is Kingston's manifesto, the avowal and declaration of a writer who has devoted a good part of her sixty years to writing prose, and who, over the course of this spirited and inspiring book, works out what the rest of her life will be, in poetry.

Hawai I One Summer

Autor: Maxine Hong Kingston
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 162681404X
File Size: 49,31 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 9842
Download or Read Book
From the National Book Award-winning author of classics like THE WOMAN WARRIOR comes a stirring collection of essays, celebrating memory, history, and island tradition. In these eleven thought-provoking pieces, originally gathered in a limited, hand-printed edition, acclaimed writer and feminist Maxine Hong Kingston tells stories of Hawai'i "piece by piece, and hope that the sum praises her." The essays provide readers with a generous sampling of Kingston's signature: her exquisite angle of vision, her balanced and clear-sighted prose, and her stunning insight that awakens one to a wealth of knowledge.

Shooting An Elephant

Autor: George Orwell
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141912286
File Size: 37,26 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 1378
Download or Read Book
'Shooting an Elephant' is Orwell's searing and painfully honest account of his experience as a police officer in imperial Burma; killing an escaped elephant in front of a crowd 'solely to avoid looking a fool'. The other masterly essays in this collection include classics such as 'My Country Right or Left', 'How the Poor Die' and 'Such, Such were the Joys', his memoir of the horrors of public school, as well as discussions of Shakespeare, sleeping rough, boys' weeklies and a spirited defence of English cooking. Opinionated, uncompromising, provocative and hugely entertaining, all show Orwell's unique ability to get to the heart of any subject.

Love

Autor:
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 1400078474
File Size: 47,10 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 8854
Download or Read Book
The epitome of a group of women's ideals about love, fatherhood, and friendship, wealthy hotel owner Bill Cosey finds his life compromised by his troubled past and his feelings about a spellbinding woman named Celestial. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 200,000 first printing.

Let It Rain Coffee

Autor: Angie Cruz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743212045
File Size: 57,16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Read: 494
Download or Read Book
Leaving her home in the Dominican Republic to pursue the glamorous American lifestyle, Esperanza struggles with the realities of everyday hardships in a cramped apartment where she lives with her husband, children, and critical father-in-law, who blames her for her family's ties to Trujillo's regime. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.