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The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (1976), by Maxine Hong Kingston. In her first book, considered a companion book to China Men, Kingston writes about a young Chmese-American woman's coming to terms with herself, her mother, and her cultural heritage. Winner of the 1976 National Book Critics Award for nonfiction.

Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book (1989), by Maxine Hong Kingston. In Kingston's first non-biographical novel, Wittman Ah Sing, a beatnik fifth-generation Chinese American in San Francisco in the 1960s follows through on his namesake Walt Whitman's goal of creating a lively, raucous, inclusive, truly multicultnral American literature.

Flowers in the Mirror (1828), by Li Ru-zhen. TIns classic Chmese novel contains the original adventures of Tang Ao and is a source for Kingston's short story, "On Discovery."

Gulliver's Travels (1726), by Jonathan Swift. In this classic allegory, a source for "On Discovery," Lemuel...

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