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Becoming American: Personal Essays by First Generation Immigration Women
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About Belle

Belle Yang, subject of the PBS documentary, “My Name is Belle,” is often asked whether she is primarily a writer or a painter. Answer: "When I'm writing, I'm a writer; when I'm painting, I'm a painter." Is she a children's author or writers of adult books? "...

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Published Reviews

The tension between ancient rituals and modern reality elevates these tales from the merely beautiful into an astonishing personal vision, and a unique portrait emerges of a culture straddling thousands of...

Yang recounts the trek her father made down the length of China to escape civil war and hunger as Mao Zedong Communist battled Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist for supremacy.  Baba, then a 17-year-old...