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A Gesture Life

By: Lee, Chang-Rae

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Riverhead: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7422

ISBN: 1573221465

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Chang-Rae Lee on the title page! The author's powerful second novel that leaves no doubt about the extraordinary range and depth of his talent. This elaborated on his themes of identity and assimilation through the narrative of an elderly Japanese-American doctor who remembers treating Korean comfort women during World War II. Chang-rae Lee was the recipient of numerous awards for his debut - "Native Son" and the reviews for this new... View more info

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Number One Chinese Restaurant

By: Li, Lillian

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed By Author and Illustrator

Seller ID: 8699

ISBN: 125014129X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Number One Chinese Restaurant" has been SIGNED by Lillian Li on the title page! An exuberant and wise multigenerational debut novel about the complicated lives and loves of people working in everyone's favorite Chinese restaurant. Generous in spirit, unaffected in its intelligence, multivoiced, poignant, and darkly funny, "Number One Chinese Restaurant" looks beyond red tablecloths and silk-screen murals to share an unforgettable story about youth and agin... View more info

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Number One Chinese Restaurant

By: Li, Lillian

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt and Company: 2018

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8700

ISBN: 125014129X

Condition: Fine


This copy of "Number One Chinese Restaurant" has been SIGNED by Lillian Li on the title page! An exuberant and wise multigenerational debut novel about the complicated lives and loves of people working in everyone's favorite Chinese restaurant. Generous in spirit, unaffected in its intelligence, multivoiced, poignant, and darkly funny, "Number One Chinese Restaurant" looks beyond red tablecloths and silk-screen murals to share an unforgettable story about youth and agin... View more info

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The Barbarians Are Coming

By: Louie, David Wong

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 2000

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2261

ISBN: 0399146032

Condition: Fine


This copy of "The Barbarians Are Coming" has been SIGNED by David Wong Louie on the title page! The award-winning author’s first novel. "The Barbarians Are Coming" is a template of the American immigrant experience: of the deracination of the second generation, the wrenching losses of the first, and the legacy of misunderstanding that binds the two. View more info

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Pangs of Love / The Barbarians Are Coming

By: Louie, David Wong

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Knopf/Putnam: 1991

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8840

ISBN: 0394589572

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


This offer includes the two works of fiction by David Wong Louie - "Pangs of Love" and "The Barbarians are Coming" -- both have been SIGNED by him on their title pages! The author, a UCLA professor emeritus of Ceative Writing and Asian American Studies had died in September 2018, at age 63 after a long illness with cancer. The books include 1) "Pangs of Love" (1991-Knopf) -- his debut short story collection which won the Los Angeles Times Book Re... View more info

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Empress Orchid

By: Min, Anchee

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Boston/New York, Houghton Mifflin: 2004

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6496

ISBN: 0618068872

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Anchee Min on the title page! Based on copious research, this is a vivid portrait of a flawed but utterly compelling woman who survived in a male world, a woman whose main struggle was to hold on not to power but to her own humanity. Richly detailed and completely gripping, "Empress Orchid" is a novel of high drama and lyricism and the first volume of a trilogy about the life of one of the most important women in history. View more info

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Such a Long Journey

By: Mistry, Rohinton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc: 1991

Edition: First American Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 6648

ISBN: 0679402586

Condition: Fine


This copy of the First American Edition has been SIGNED by Rohinton Mistry on the title page! Called the most important Indian novel since "Midnight's Children", Rohinton Mistry's first novel is a rich, slyly funny, piercing tale that captures the quiet desperation of an ordinary man embroiled in a major political scandal. View more info

Sacred Vows: Poetry

By: Oeur, U. Sam; McCullough, Ken; U Sam Oeur

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Coffee House Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author and Translator

Seller ID: 5461

ISBN: 1566890691

Condition: Fine


This bilingual Khmer and English edition has been SIGNED by U Sam Oeur and by the translator Ken McCullough on the title page. In 1975, U Sam Oeur and his family, along with 2.8 million citizens of Phnom Penh were driven out of the city by the Khmer Rouge. During the next four years, the family survived life in six different concentration camps. "Sacred Vows" retells the recent terror of Cambodia and the beauty of its culture. A survivor of the Pol Pot regime, Oe... View more info

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When the Emperor Was Divine

By: Otsuka, Julie

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8018

ISBN: 0375414290

Condition: Fine


This copy of "When the Emperor Was Divine" has been SIGNED by Julie Otsuka on the title page (she has also crossed-out her printed name and dated it March, 2003)! The author's commanding debut novel paints a portrait of the Japanese internment camps unlike any we have sever seen. With crystalline intensity and precision, Otsuka uses a single family to evoke the deracination - both physical and emotional - of a generation of Japanese Americans. A Finalist for the ... View more info

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My Year of Meat

By: Ozeki, Ruth L

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, UK, Picador: 1998

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7571

ISBN: 0330370065

Condition: Fine


This copy of the UK Trade Paperback Original has been SIGNED by Ruth L. Ozeki on the title page! One parallel year in the lives of two women at opposite ends of the earth, brought together by a strange, almost surreal convergence of global politics, meat, TV and personal crisis. From a small-town America to the claustrophobia of the Japanese corporate lifestyle, "My Year of Meat" is an extraordinary novel of home-grown heartbreak and humour. And suitable for veg... View more info

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All Over Creation

By: Ruth Ozeki

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Viking Penguin: 2003

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7572

ISBN: 0670030910

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Ruth Ozeki on the title page! "All Over Creation" is a broad-canvas, full-voiced, and entirely present in the contemporary moment: a celebration of the capacity for renewal that reside within us all. View more info

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Tan, Amy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1989

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 5045

Condition: Fine


An exquisite and magical new work of fiction. "The Joy Luck Club" brings to life two continents and two cultures. Amy Tan's extraordinary first novel brings us the hopes, fears, joys and heartbreak of two generations of Chinese women: four women, who fled from China in the 1940s and the daughters they raised in the New World on America's West Coast. View more info

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One Hundred And One Ways

By: Yoshikawa, Mako

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1500

ISBN: 0553110993

Condition: Fine


This copy has been SIGNED by Mako Yoshikawa on the title page. "I may have spent most of my life in New Jersey, but the blood of a geisha courses through me yet." So writes Mako Yoshikawa in this extraordinary debut novel about the story of a woman, who, finding herself torn between two men and two cultures, turns for answers to an unknown Japanese grandmother, once a famous geisha. View more info

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One Hundred And One Ways

By: Yoshikawa, Mako

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1999

Edition: First Edition/First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1501

ISBN: 0553110993

Condition: Fine


An Advanced Reading Copy (ARC) that has been SIGNED by Mako Yoshikawa on the title page! An extraordinary debut novel about the story of a woman, who, finding herself torn between two men and two cultures, turns for answers to an unknown Japanese grandmother, once a famous geisha. View more info