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Gunga Din Highway (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Chin, Frank

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, Coffee House Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11404

ISBN: 1566890241

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Chin. A very slight tap to the top corner. An irreverent saga of a Chinese American family in California, this novel offers a satiric panorama ranging from ethnic stereotypes to Hollywood mythology. A signed Uncorrected Proof in black-and-white wrappers is included. The proof shows heavy wear to the back cover and page edges. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Foreign Student

By: Choi, Susan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1998

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16369

ISBN: 006019149x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Choi on the title page. A debut novel tells the story of a young Korean man, who narrowly escaped death in his war-torn country, and a Tennessee woman haunted by sexual abuse as they find solace, comfort, and hope in each other. Winner of the Asian-American Literary Award for Fiction. ; Signed by Author View more info

Memories of My Ghost Brother

By: Fenkl, Heinz Insu

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11606

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Fenkl on the free endpaper, with his red chop added. An Uncorrected Proof in white wrappers. An autobiographical first novel told from the point of view of a young Amerasian boy, based on the author's boyhood in Korea.; Signed by Author View more info

Mona in the Promised Land

By: Jen, Gish

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 805

ISBN: 0679445897

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed and dated by Jen. The story of a Chinese-American teenager growing up in the late 1960s and early 70s, when matters of race and ethnicity are beginning to be contested.; 303 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Love Wife (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Jen, Gish

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5999

ISBN: 1400042135

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Jen on the title page. A meddlesome Chinese-American mother bequeaths a Chinese nanny to her ambivalent son and his blonde wife in this darkly comic fairy tale. A signed Advance Reading Copy is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Bridegroom

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20438

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Ha Jin. An Advance Reading Copy in illustrated wrappers. The cultural and economic consequences of capitalism vs. communism are dramatized in this collection of stories by the Chinese-American author. ; 226 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Yellow

By: Lee, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15998

ISBN: 0393323080

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Lee on the title page. Bottom corners slightly creased. Debut collection of short stories and a novella about Asian-Americans, mostly centered in coastal California, by the editor of Ploughshares.; Signed by Author View more info

China Boy (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Lee, Gus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8794

ISBN: 052524994x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Lee. A remainder mark to the bottom edge. An American-born son of an aristocratic Chinese family struggles with the uncertainties of growing up torn between two cultures in a tough San Francisco neighborhood during the 1950s. A first novel. A signed Uncorrected Proof in pictorial wrappers is included.; Remainder; Signed by Author View more info

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Tiger's Tail

By: Lee, Gus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10194

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed by Lee and dated in the year of publication. An Uncorrected Proof in plain orange wrappers. American military lawyer Jackson Kan journeys to Korea to search for a missing Army colleague whose disappearance is linked to a mysterious senior officer. ; Signed by Author View more info

Tiger's Tail (Includes Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Lee, Gus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10195

ISBN: 0679438556

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Lee on the half-title page. American military lawyer Jackson Kan journeys to Korea to search for a missing Army colleague whose disappearance is linked to a mysterious senior officer. An inscribed Advance Reading Copy in pictorial wrappers is included. ; Signed by Author View more info

China Boy

By: Lee, Gus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16494

ISBN: 052524994x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Lee on the title page. An American-born son of an aristocratic Chinese family struggles with the uncertainties of growing up torn between two cultures in a tough San Francisco neighborhood during the 1950s. A first novel. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Talking in the Dark

By: Louis, Laura Glen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10190

ISBN: 0151005222

Condition: Very Good in Fine dust jacket


Inscribed by Louis. Slight bump to the bottom corner. A debut collection of stories from the winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize and published in Best American Short Stories in 1994 and 1997.; Signed by Author View more info

A Bridge Between Us

By: Shigekuni, Julie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1684

ISBN: 0385476787

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Shigekuni on the title page. In this debut novel, four generations of an extended Japanese-American family share a house in San Francisco, and a woman from each generation alternately tells the tale.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2284

ISBN: 0399134204

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Tan on the title page. Previous owner's name and date on the free endpaper. Slight toning to the board edges, and tanning to the page edges. Very little wear to the dust jacket. The author's groundbreaking first novel, which explores the lives of the women in four Chinese-American families, and the daughters who struggle to fulfill or reject the cultural and familial expectations placed on them. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Kitchen God's Wife (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9650

ISBN: 0399135782

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Tan, and dated in the month of publication. The author's second novel tells of an aging Chinese woman's relationship with her American daughter. A heavily worn signed Uncorrected Proof in plain red wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

The Hundred Secret Senses (Includes Signed Uncorrected Proof)

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16413

ISBN: 0399141146

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Tan on the title page. A tale of two sisters, two cultures, and several acts of betrayal. A signed Uncorrected Proof in blue wrappers is included. The proof has creasing to the front cover.; Signed by Author View more info

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Dreaming Water (Includes a Signed Advance Reading Copy)

By: Tsukiyama, Gail

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12088

ISBN: 0312206070

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Briefly inscribed by Tsukiyama opposite the title page. Tsukiyama's fifth novel details a short span in the life of Cate and Hana, a mother and daughter coping with the onslaught of Werner's Syndrome, a disease which makes a person age abnormally. A signed Advance Reading Copy in wrappers is included.; Signed by Author View more info

Wild Meat & the Bully Burgers

By: Yamanaka, Lois-Ann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, & Giroux: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 522

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Yamanaka. An Uncorrected Proof in wrappers. Lovey Nariyoshi, a young girl growing up in Hilo, Hawaii, faces a bleak and impoverished world that is divided between East and West. A first novel. ; Signed by Author View more info

American Dragons: Twenty-Five Asian American Voices

By: Yep, Laurence

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20039

ISBN: 0060214953

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Maxine Hong Kingston at her contribution. A remainder mark to the bottom page edges. Includes short stories, poems, and excerpts from plays that relate what it is like growing up Asian American. ; Remainder; Signed by Contributor View more info

One Hundred and One Ways

By: Yoshikawa, Mako

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 928

ISBN: 0553110993

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Yoshikawa on the title page. At once a coming-of-age narrative and a ghost story, Yoshikawa's first novel is also a tale of Japanese-American identity and a look at three generations of women and their lost loves. ; Signed by Author View more info