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The Accidental Asian: Notes Of A Native Speaker by  Eric Liu - First Edition - from Zeno's and Biblio.com

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The Accidental Asian: Notes Of A Native Speaker

by Liu, Eric

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New York. 1998. May 1998. Random House. 1st American Edition. Very Good in Dustjacket. ISBN:0679448624. 209 pages. hardcover. Jacket design by Calvin Chu. FROM THE PUBLISHER - What is race for? That bracing question animates every page of THE ACCIDENTAL ASIAN, a powerful work from one of the nation’s leading young voices. In these personal and poignant reflections on assimilation, Eric Liu articulates a vision of American identity that will provoke and inspire. Weaving narrative and analysis into a series of elegant essays, Liu addresses a broad range of questions: Is whiteness America’s fundamental race problem? Are Asian Americans really the New Jews? Should we fear the rising might of China? What does a journey through Chinatown reveal about our own lives? What might intermarriage mean for Asian Americans - and for the future of race itself?. inventory #25566 ISBN: 0679448624.

Eric Liu is a fellow at the New America Foundation and a contributor to Slate and MSNBC. A former speechwriter for President Clinton, he founded The Next Progressive , an acclaimed journal of opinion, and edited the anthology Next: Young American Writers on the New Generation .




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