Typical American by Gish Jen

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April 27, 2017, 7:00 PM CT

From the TALK series, Contemporary Immigration
Discussion Leader: Michaeline Chance-Reay

Chinese immigrants Yifeng, Theresa, and Helen find themselves trapped in America by the triumph of the Communist Revolution back home. Jen follows the intertwined course of the three Chinese-Americans-despite-themselves with a light touch, employing a narrative voice strong on both empathy and humor. 296 pp.

Manhattan Public Library
629 Poyntz Ave
Manhattan, KS 66502-6131
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Sponsored by: Manhattan Public Library

For more information about this event, please contact:
Linda Henderson
(785) 776-4741