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Asian American writers.


Asian American writers.

Ed. by Deborah L. Madsen.

Thomson Gale


460 pages



Dictionary of literary biography; v.312


This volume presents career biographies of more than 50 Asian American writers. It reviews the accomplishments of such major authors as short story writer Toshio Mori, novelist Amy Tan, and poet Albert Saijo, as well as those of more minor figures. In the introduction, editor Madsen (U. of Geneva) provides an overview of the various immigrant groups that together make up Asian America. The text is accompanied by b&w author photos, book jackets, and related artwork.

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