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The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

Cover of The Woman Warrior: Memoirs
Maxine Hong Kingston

A memoir of the American-born daughter of Chinese immigrants who lived within the traditions and fears of the Chinese past as well as the realities of the alien modern American culture. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, female, Chinese, American.