WHERE THE BODY MEETS MEMORY: An Odyssey of Race, Sexuality,…

WHERE THE BODY MEETS MEMORY: An Odyssey of Race, Sexuality, and Identity. by Mura, David
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WHERE THE BODY MEETS MEMORY: An Odyssey of Race, Sexuality, and Identity.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Anchor Books - Doubleday, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mura discusses his experience growing up Japanese American in a country which interned both his parents during World War II, simply because of their race and how being a 'model minority' has resulted in a loss of heritage and wholeness for generations of Japanese Americans. . . he suggests that the shame of internment affected his sense of sexuality, leading him to face troubling questions about desire and race: an interracial marriage, compulsive adultery, and an addiction to pornography which equates beauty with whiteness - but finally, this is an account of the triumph of love - his wife, his children, his family, SIGNED on the title page. 272 pp. ISBN: 0-385-471831.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

Book ID: 75497
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