Interior Chinatown

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Product Number: Z100151279
Released: Jan 28, 2020
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780593148723
Narrator/s: Joel de la Fuente
Publisher: Books on Tape
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From the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe comes a deeply personal novel about race, pop culture, immigration, assimilation, and escaping the roles we are forced to play. Willis Wu doesn't perceive himself as a protagonist even in his own life: he's merely Generic Asian Man. Every day, he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where Black and White, a procedural cop show, is in perpetual production. He's a bit player here too. . . but he dreams of being Kung Fu Guy--the highest aspiration he can imagine for a Chinatown denizen. Or is it? After stumbling into the spotlight, Willis finds himself launched into a wider world than he's ever known, discovering not only the secret history of Chinatown, but the buried legacy of his own family, and what that means for him, in today's America. Playful but heartfelt, a send-up of Hollywood tropes and Asian stereotypes--Interior Chinatown is Charles Yu's most moving, daring, and masterful novel yet.

Author(s): Charles Yu
Original Publish Date: Jan 28, 2020

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Author(s): Charles Yu
Product Number EB00759563
Released: Jan 28, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: #9780307907202

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