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Growing up ethnic in America : contemporary fiction about learning to be American, edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan

Label
Growing up ethnic in America : contemporary fiction about learning to be American
Title
Growing up ethnic in America
Title remainder
contemporary fiction about learning to be American
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An anthology on ethnics divided into several sections. One comprises stories on ethnics absorbed into the mainstream of American society, a second is on people who straddle the divide, while a third is on people attempting to reconnect with the Old Country
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PS647.E85
LC item number
G76 1999
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gillan, Maria M
  • Gillan, Jennifer
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  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Ethnic relations
  • Minority youth
  • Acculturation
  • Immigrants
  • Minorities
Label
Growing up ethnic in America : contemporary fiction about learning to be American, edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes "Honey boy" / Afaa Michael Weaver : pages [268]-284
Contents
The writer in the family / E. L. Doctorow -- Rules of the game / Amy Tan -- Looking for work / Gary Soto -- The best deal in America / Bebe Moore Cambell -- The day the Cisco Kid shot John Wayne / Nash Candelaria -- The new negro / Darryl Pinckney -- A half-breed's dream vacation / Tiffany Midge -- Americanism / Kathryn Nocerino -- Railroad standard time / Frank Chin -- American history / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- The red convertible / Louise Erdrich -- From The bluest eye / Toni Morrison -- Killing the bees / Lynne Sharon Schwartz -- Drowning / Mary Bucci Bush -- Magic / Liz Rosenberg -- The cossacks of Connecticut / Daniel Asa Rose -- Mericans / Sandra Cisneros -- What means switch / Gish Jen -- Myrna and me / Laura Boss -- Dinner with father / Bruce A. Jacobs -- Brandy cafe / Beena Kamlani -- Drowning kittens / Enid Dame -- Portrait of the lone survivor / Diane Glancy -- Holy Toledo / Joseph Geha -- Carlton Fredericks and my mother / Maria Mazziotti Gillan -- Honey boy / Afaa Michael Weaver -- This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona / Sherman Alexie -- From Mama's girl / Veronica Chambers -- From Recollections of my life as a woman / Diane de Prima -- Red velvet dress / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Grandpa's "Chicaudies" / Fred L. Gardaphe -- Thanksgiving in a monsoonless land / Roshni Rustomji -- To change in a good way / Simon J. Ortiz -- The monks / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Talking to the dead / Sylvia A. Watanabe
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 374 p.
Isbn
9780140280630
Lccn
99025762
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Afaa M. Weaver.
System control number
(OCoLC)41090741
Label
Growing up ethnic in America : contemporary fiction about learning to be American, edited by Maria Mazziotti Gillan and Jennifer Gillan
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
  • Includes index
  • Includes "Honey boy" / Afaa Michael Weaver : pages [268]-284
Contents
The writer in the family / E. L. Doctorow -- Rules of the game / Amy Tan -- Looking for work / Gary Soto -- The best deal in America / Bebe Moore Cambell -- The day the Cisco Kid shot John Wayne / Nash Candelaria -- The new negro / Darryl Pinckney -- A half-breed's dream vacation / Tiffany Midge -- Americanism / Kathryn Nocerino -- Railroad standard time / Frank Chin -- American history / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- The red convertible / Louise Erdrich -- From The bluest eye / Toni Morrison -- Killing the bees / Lynne Sharon Schwartz -- Drowning / Mary Bucci Bush -- Magic / Liz Rosenberg -- The cossacks of Connecticut / Daniel Asa Rose -- Mericans / Sandra Cisneros -- What means switch / Gish Jen -- Myrna and me / Laura Boss -- Dinner with father / Bruce A. Jacobs -- Brandy cafe / Beena Kamlani -- Drowning kittens / Enid Dame -- Portrait of the lone survivor / Diane Glancy -- Holy Toledo / Joseph Geha -- Carlton Fredericks and my mother / Maria Mazziotti Gillan -- Honey boy / Afaa Michael Weaver -- This is what it means to say Phoenix, Arizona / Sherman Alexie -- From Mama's girl / Veronica Chambers -- From Recollections of my life as a woman / Diane de Prima -- Red velvet dress / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Grandpa's "Chicaudies" / Fred L. Gardaphe -- Thanksgiving in a monsoonless land / Roshni Rustomji -- To change in a good way / Simon J. Ortiz -- The monks / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Talking to the dead / Sylvia A. Watanabe
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xvii, 374 p.
Isbn
9780140280630
Lccn
99025762
Note
Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center’s copy gift of Afaa M. Weaver.
System control number
(OCoLC)41090741

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