This book, more than any other, made me into a writer. Choose a Format. Books by Maxine Hong Kingston. Yet her mother cannot shoulder the blame either; explanation is not the mode of conveyance needed, only the osmosis possible in immersion could educate the wayward daughter. It was especially interesting because I could see aspects of my own family experience in MHK's stories, even though I have generations removed and fro I've wanted to read this book for so very long and am so very glad it did not disappoint.
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The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston
Availability Kingston was a member of the committee to choose the design for the California commemorative quarter. Kingston, M. Mar 26, Chitra Divakaruni rated it it was amazing Shelves: influences. It is a sensitive account of growing up female and Chinese-American in a California laundry. Summer Bridge Activities-G , She jumped into the family well.
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (Vintage International)
Given time I will read some of the other books in this series. In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form--an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. This woman she admires and fears and at times f I'm writing this review up from my notes unfortunately, as I read it when I was too busy to sit down and type. False Advertising The wrong edition was sold to me and it is in bad condition. Jun 23, Lindsey rated it it was amazing.
That was the end of thinking about it for them, while I sweated out the game swamped in guilt and fear. And yet, that also bears some ambiguity because as bad was the Cultural Revolution was, before that, Mao had banned foot-binding described several times in The Woman Warrior : "Nobody wrote to tell us that Mao himself had been matched to an older girl when he was a child and that he was freeing women from prisons, where they had been put for refusing the businessmen their parents had picked as husbands. Aug 06, Mmars rated it it was amazing.