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Asian American X: An Intersection of Twenty-First Century Asian American Voices
edited by Arar Han and John Hsu
University of Michigan Press, 2004
eISBN: 978-0-472-02604-3 | Paper: 978-0-472-06874-6 | Cloth: 978-0-472-09874-3
Library of Congress Classification E184.A75A8426 2004
Dewey Decimal Classification 305.895073

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
"This diverse collection, like Asian America itself, adds up to something far more vibrant than the sum of its voices."
-Eric Liu, author of The Accidental Asian

"There's fury, dignity, and self-awareness in these essays. I found the voices to be energetic and the ideas exciting."
-Diana Son, playwright (Stop Kiss) and co-producer (Law & Order: Criminal Intent)

This refreshing and timely collection of coming-of-age essays, edited and written by young Asian Americans, powerfully captures the joys and struggles of their evolving identities as one of the fastest-growing groups in the nation and poignantly depicts the many oft-conflicting ties they feel to both American and Asian cultures. The essays also highlight the vast cultural diversity within the category of Asian American, yet ultimately reveal how these young people are truly American in their ideals and dreams.

Asian American X is more than a book on identity; it is required reading both for young Asian Americans who seek to understand themselves and their social group, and for all who are interested in keeping abreast of the changing American social terrain.
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