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Imagining America : stories from the promised land / edited by Wesley Brown & Amy Ling.

Brown, Wesley, 1945- (Editor). Ling, Amy. (Editor).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Main Library PS647.E85 I45 2002 37684001103540 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0892552778
  • ISBN: 9780892552771
  • Physical Description: 404 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Rev. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Persea Books, ©2002.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Karen & Michael Braziller book."
"A multicultural anthology of American fiction"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-365).
Formatted Contents Note:
I. ARRIVING. In the land of the free / Sui Sin Far -- The whipping / Marita Bonner -- The English lesson / Nicholasa Mohr -- The German refugee / Bernard Malamud -- They won't crack it open / Kim Yong Ik -- A wife's story / Bharati Mukherjee -- Silver pavements, golden roofs / Chitra Divakaruni -- The blossoming of Bongbong / Jessica Hagedorn -- Children of the sea / Edwidge Danticat -- II. BELONGING. His grace / Mikhail Naimy -- Japanese hamlet / Toshio Mori -- New year for Fong Wing / Monfoon Leong -- Seventeen syllables / Hisaye Yamamoto -- The lesson / Toni Cade Bambara -- The death of Horatio Alger / LeRoi Jones, Amiri Baraka -- In the American society / Gish Jen -- Near the end of the world / Bruce Morrow -- Don't explanin / Jewelle Gomez -- Hungry dog / Agnes Rossi -- III. CROSSINGS. The loudest voice / Grace Paley -- The man to send rain clouds / Leslie Marmon Silko -- American horse / Louise Erdrich -- El Patrón / Nash Candelaria -- Thank God for the Jews / Tahira Naqvi -- Gussuk / Mei Mei Evans -- Barbie-Q / Sandra Cisneros -- Birthday / David Wong Louie -- Borders / Thomas King -- How to date a browngirl, blackgirl, whitegirl, or halfie / Junot Díaz -- IV. REMEMBERING. Old West / Richard Bausch -- Elethia / Alice Walker -- Visitors, 1965 / Oscar Hijuelos -- The disappearance / Jeanne Schinto -- The chandelier / Gregory Orfalea -- Five jack cool / Michael Stephens -- To Da-Duh, in memoriam / Paule Marshall -- Election day, 1984 / Michelle Cliff -- A drug called tradition / Sherman Alexie.
Summary, etc.:
Presents stories written by authors of diverse cultural backgrounds, including Alice Walker, Oscar Hijuelos, Sherman Alexie, Michelle Cliff, Mei Mei Evans, LeRoi Jones, and Sui Sin Far.
Action Note:
committed to retain 20160630 20310630 EAST http://eastlibraries.org/retained-materials This title retained by Wesleyan University Library on behalf of the Eastern Academic Scholars Trust (EAST) print archive
Subject: Short stories, American.
American fiction > Minority authors.
United States > Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
United States > Social life and customs > Fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
American fiction > 20th century.
Minorities > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Genre: Short stories.

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