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Southern Fried Rice | Southern Fried Rice

john-jung's picture
Nov.17.2012
I had the opportunity to meet with an Asian American Studies class taught by Dr. Linda Maram at Calif. State University, Long Beach, to discuss my memoir, Southern Fried Rice, that they read for the class. It was a pleasure to share my family's history with the younger generation.
john-jung's picture
Sep.18.2008
When I first started giving presentations at book talks and signings for "Southern Fried Rice," my focus was to inform my audience about the story of our family living as the only Chinese in our town.   As I gave more presentations I became increasingly aware of unanticipated consequences...
john-jung's picture
Sep.18.2008
At first, writing "Southern Fried Rice" seemed  to just be a matter of recalling facts and experiences and then describing them in some logical sequence while sprinkling a few relevant photographs in appropriate places. However, the more I wrote, the more questions arose, and I had to...