This section includes literature by Asian American authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of Asian American political and cultural organizations. We stock many out-of-print Asian American immigrant publications in Asian languages.
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New York: Spanierman Gallery, 2005. Single long coated cardstock leaf (11x34 inches) folded to make 8p., with full- or half-page color reproductions on 7 of the 8 pages, interwoven with an essay bylined Gerard Haggerty 2004. Slightly edgeworn with printed mailing label and broken seal.
Orlando: University of Central Florida Press, 1989. 70p., poet bio and photo, very good first trade paperback edition published simultaneously with the hardcover, very good in original wraps. Inscribed and signed by the Californian poet; blurbed enthusiastically by Joseph Bruchac ("few books that affected me as strongly") and Judith Minty.....
Hawaiian Gardens, CA: Taco Comics, 2011. 25p., zine, b&w drawings, a doublespread in color xerox, and a mission statement. First edition staplebound 8.5x5.5 inch artpaper wraps decorated with a stencilled design and the author's holograph name andstatement of limitation (this is copy #29 of 50 copies). The name in white.....
Chicago: Polychrome Books, 1997. Unpaginated, 30 p., hardcover. 1/2 inch puncture in crease where front board meets spine. Children's book, illustrated with paintings by Mika Takahashi, about a little girl coming to terms with her grandfather's decision to return to China in his old age.
n.p. the author, [2000-?]. 212p., very good in wraps, third edition. Autobiography about life in China after the communist revolution, leaving for Macao during the era of Deng Xiaoping, and making it to the US where he was naturalized in 2000. Preface dated 2000, unknown whether this later edition was.....
Syracuse: Light Work / Robert B. Menschel Photography Center, Syracuse University, 2000. 32p., coated paperstock throughout, with captioned b&w and color reproductions, a longish vita, and 2p. of information by Jeffrey Hoone, director of Light Works. Softcover, 10x9 inch photographic cardstock wraps, a very good copy. Chong's photos on themes.....
New York: Grove Press, 1998. Hardcover. 209p., first edition boards and unclipped dust jacket; light foxing to the edges of textblock and, pasted neatly into the terminal blanks, is the blurb part of a trade paperbound edition (Jessica Hagedorn waxes enthusiastic), an otherwise very good copy. The Thai American author.....