THE WOMAN WARRIOR: Memoirs Of A Girlhood Among Ghosts How closely they guarded their lives, those Chinese-Americans pressing the clothes, so that we were never able to focus on them or comprehend their outlook. Concealment thwarted the gods, the author of these extraordinary memoirs reports, and their American-born children too—always trying to get things straight, to name the unspeakable. But her mother talked stories in warning, and these merged
Review: The Woman Warrior Self-identity. How do you determine your identity? How do you keep assimilation from eliminating your background? A really good book. You need to be really open-minded in order to grasp the idea the author is trying to put through.