Yell-Oh Girls: Emerging Voices Explore Culture, Identity, and Growing Up Asian American (Prebound)

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By Vickie Nam, Phoebe Eng (Foreword by)
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In this groundbreaking collection of personal writings, young Asian American girls come together for the first time and engage in a dynamic converstions about the unique challenges they face in their lives. Promoted by a variety of pressing questions from editor Vickie Nam and culled from hundreds of submission from all over the country, these revelatory essays, poems, and stories tackle such complex issues as dual identities, culture clashes, family matters, body image, and the need to find one's voice.

With a foreword by Phoebe Eng, as well as contributions from accomplished Asian American women mentors Janice Mirikitani, Helen Zia, Nora Okja Keller, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Elaine Kim, Patsy Mink, and Wendy Mink, Yell-Oh Girls is an inspiring and much-needed resource for young Asian American girls.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781613835920
ISBN-10: 1613835922
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: July 31st, 2001
Pages: 336
Language: English