American Born Chinese Summary
Gene Luen Yang

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American Born Chinese Summary

This multi-narrative graphic novel by Gene Luen Yang, tells the story of Jin Want, a young American Chinese boy struggling to find and reconcile his identity as both someone of Chinese descent, and as an American.

As the novel opens, the setting is not one of modern times, but of ancient times, in China. It is a version of the Monkey King tale. In the opening chapters, the gods and goddesses...

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