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Among the white moon faces an Asian-American memoir of homelands by Shirley Geok-lin Lim

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Published by The Feminist Press in New York .
Written in English


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StatementShirley Geok-lin Lim.
SeriesThe cross-cultural memoir series
The Physical Object
Pagination232p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22170720M
ISBN 101558611444

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Among the White Moon Faces is certainly an important book, a daring account of Shirley Lim's long journey, from troubled childhood in the politically unstable climate of 's Malaysia to her pursuit of English literature and doctoral studies in eduevazquez.com by: 4. Sep 01,  · AMONG THE WHITE MOON FACES is an unforgettable experience. It is simultaneously a picaresque tale made up of ironic and often hilarious incidents, an incisive account of post-colonial Malaysia, an inspiring tale of a modern immigrant "making good," and a readable case study of the experience of a thoughtful women in modern eduevazquez.com by: 4. summary In this American Book Award-winning autobiography, Shirley Geok-lin Lim recalls her girlhood as part of a Chinese family in war-torn Malaysia, and her later life in the United States, where she moves from alienation as a dislocated Asian woman to a new sense of identity as an Asian-American woman. Mar 03,  · This is an entrancing memoir." --Kirkus Reviews "[Lim] recounts her journey with a poet's eye for detail and a storyteller's gift for narrative." --Ms. magazine "Among the White Moon Faces is an extraordinary memoir distinguished by a luminous intellect, painful honesty, lyricism, and humor--the work of a triumphant survivor."/5().

" Among the White Moon Faces is an extraordinary memoir distinguished by a luminous intellect, painful honesty, lyricism, and humor—the work of a triumphant survivor." —Hisaye Yamamoto, author of Seventeen Syllables and Other StoriesBrand: Feminist Press. Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands avg rating — ratings — published — 8 editions Want to Read saving /5. Buy Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands: An Asian-American Memoir of the Homelands (The Cross-cultural Memoir Series) New Ed by Shirley Geok-lin Lim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.

Go to Chapter One Section • Go to Book World's Review. Among the White Moon Faces An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands By Shirley Geok-lin Lim. Chapter One: Splendor and Squalor. "The first time I heard Shakespeare quoted, it was as a joke," writes poet and Asian American scholar Shirley Geok-Lin Lim in the introduction to her American Book Award-winning memoir, Among the White Moon Faces. Before she'd ever read the play, Lim took the word "Romeo" – as spoken by Malaysians – to mean a sort of "male effect," a sexualized, Westernized code word for "the kind of thing men did to . Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Author, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, Author Feminist Press $ (p) ISBN . Among the white moon faces by Shirley Lim. Publication date Topics Lim, Shirley., Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography., Asian American women -- Biography. Publisher Feminist Press at the City University of New York Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in eduevazquez.com: