Charlie Chan is Dead: An Anthology of Contemporary Asian American Fiction by Maxine Hong Kingston, Carlos Bulosan, Peter Bacho, Amy Tan, Cynthia Kadohata, Bharati Mukherjee, Diana Chang, Jessica Hagedorn, David Wong Louie, Gish Jen, Cherylene Lee, Shawn Wong, Darrell Lum, Wakako Yamauchi, Kimiko Hahn, Marilyn Chin, Hisaye Yamamoto, Meena Alexander

592 pages first pub 1993 (editions)

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The writers included in this ground-breaking anthology are exhilarating in their differences: cultural backgrounds, age range, literary styles. From Jose Garcia Villa's minimalist "Untitled Story, " first published in 1933, to Meena Alexander's "M...

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