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Alvarez's Yo' (1997) is a continuation of the story of Yolanda Garcia, the poetic sister of How the Garda Girls Lost Their Accents.

Something to Declare (1998) is Alvarez's collection of essays on her struggles to integrate two cultures

The Joy Luck Club, published in 1989, is Amy Tan's chronicle of the lives of four Chinese-American women and their families, who pass down the stories of their heritage.

The House on Mango Street (1983), by Sandra Cisneros, is a collection of episodes in a young Mexican American girl's life as she is caught between two cultures.

Mexican writer Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate (1989) chronicles the tensions between a Latin woman and her family.

Maxine Hong Kingston's memoir The Woman Warrior (1976) explores the Asian immigrant experience in America.

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