Fresh off the boat [electronic resource] : A Memoir. Eddie Huang.
- ISBN: 9780679644897 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2013.
|Summary, etc.:|| NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON ABC"Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It's a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all."--Dwight Garner, The New York Times NATIONAL BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Assimilating ain't easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB ("fresh off the boat") immigrants--his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce protector and constant threat. Young Eddie tried his hand at everything mainstream America threw his way, from white Jesus to macaroni and cheese, but finally found his home as leader of a rainbow coalition of lost boys up to no good: skate punks, dealers, hip-hop junkies, and sneaker freaks. This is the story of a...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2382 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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