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  • TYPICAL AMERICAN. by Jen, Gish.
    Jen, Gish.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1991) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of the Chang family - "who first come to the United States with no intention of staying. When the Communists assume control of China in 1949, though, Ralph Chang, his sister Theresa, and his wife Helen, find themselves in a crisis. At first, they cling to their old-world ideas of themselves. But as they begin to dream the American dream of self-invention, they move .. . from people who disparage all that is Òtypical AmericanÓ to people who might be seen as typically American themselves." 295 pp. ISBN: 0-395546893.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68959
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