Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home In The World (an Anthology Of Contemporary Asian American Fiction…

Paperback | February 24, 2004

EditorJessica HagedornPreface byElaine Kim

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More than a decade after its initial publication, the groundbreaking anthology Charlie Chan Is Dead remains the best available source for contemporary Asian American fiction. Edited by acclaimed novelist and National Book Award nominee Jessica Hagedorn, Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World brings together  forty-two fresh, fascinating voices in Asian American writing—from classics by Jose Garcia Villa and Wakako Yamauchi to exciting new fiction from Akhil Sharma, Ruth Ozeki, Chang-Rae Lee, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Monique Truong. Sweeping in background and literary style, from pioneering writers to newly emerging voices from the Hmong and Korean communities, these exceptional works celebrate the full spectrum of Asian American experience and identities, transcending stereotypes and revealing the strength and vitality of Asian America today.

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More than a decade after its initial publication, the groundbreaking anthology Charlie Chan Is Dead remains the best available source for contemporary Asian American fiction. Edited by acclaimed novelist and National Book Award nominee Jessica Hagedorn, Charlie Chan Is Dead 2: At Home in the World brings together  forty-two fresh, fasc...

Jessica Hagedorn is the author of the novels Dogeaters and The Gangster of Love, Dream Jungle, and a collection of poetry and short fiction, Danger and Beauty.Elaine H. Kim is an author and editor, as well as Associate Dean of the Graduate Division and Professor of Asian American Studies at UC Berkeley.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:608 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 1.2 inPublished:February 24, 2004Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0142003905

ISBN - 13:9780142003909

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

Charlie Chan Is Dead 2Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
GINA APOSTOL - Cunanan's Wake
LISA ASAGI - Fascination, Gravity, and Deeply Done Kiss
PETER BACHO - Rico
CARLOS BULOSAN - Homecoming
THERESA HAK KYUNG CHA - Melpomene Tragedy
MARILYN CHIN - Two Parables: Parable of the Cake Moon
SARA CHIN - Red Wall
CHRISTINA CHIU - Doctor
PETER HO DAVIES - The Hull Case
LINH DINH - Dead on Arrival
ERIC GAMALINDA - Formerly Known as Bionic Boy
KARL TARO GREENFELD - Submission
PHILIP HUANG - Baby
GISH JEN - Who's Irish?
GINU KAMANI - Waxing the Thing
NORA OKJA KELLER - Beccah, from Comfort Woman
JHUMPA LAHIRI - Sexy
CHRISTIAN LANGWORTHY - Mango
CHANG-RAE LEE - Ahjuhma, from Native Speaker
DON LEE - Voir Dire
RUSSELL CHARLES LEONG - No Bruce Lee
ED LIN - Late Bloomer, from Waylaid
R. ZAMORA LINMARK - Mister Porma
DAVID WONG LOUIE - Cold-Hearted
DARRELL LUM - Fourscore and Seven Years Ago
BHARATI MUKHERJEE - The Management of Grief
SABINA MURRAY - Folly
MEERA NAIR - Video
HAN ONG - Fiesta of the Damned
RUTH OZEKI - Ships in the Night
BRIAN ASCALON ROLEY - Separation Anxiety, from American Son
BIENVENIDO SANTOS - Immigration Blues, from The Man Who (Thought He) Looked Like Robert Taylor
AKHIL SHARMA - Surrounded by Sleep
DAO STROM - Papier, from Grass Roof, Tin Roof
MONIQUE TRUONG - Live-in Cook, from The Book of Salt
KA VANG - Ms. Pac-Man Ruined My Gang Life
JOSE GARCIA VILLA - Untitled Story
SHAWN WONG - Eye Contact, an outtake from American Knees
HISAYE YAMAMOTO - The Brown House
LOIS-ANN YAMANAKA - The Keeper, from Father of the Four Passages
KAREN TEI YAMASHITA - What If Miss Nikkei Were God(dess)?
WAKAKO YAMAUCHI - That Was All
A Personal Bibliography