Typical American by Gish Jen

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September 26, 2017, 7:00 PM CT

From the TALK series, Contemporary Immigration
Discussion Leader: Rosemary Kolich

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.

Pratt Public Library
401 S Jackson St
Pratt, KS 67124-2618
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Sponsored by: Pratt Public Library

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Rochelle Westerhaus
(620) 672-3041