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 Wow. The way Kingston blends Chinese folklore with her own memories as a first generation Chinese-American to tell the story of her childhood is absolutely beautiful and breathtaking. No description of mine can do justice to what Kingston has tried to weave. Amazing, amazing read!
Review: The Woman Warrior i don't know if i'll ever find a nonfiction text that i actually like, it's just not my thing. but this was a close hit. would i have read it if it hadn't been assigned for class? probably not. but i'm glad i read it anyways.
Review: The Woman Warrior I was captivated by her story telling. The insight into Chinese thought and culture is relevant for its perception of the past as well as for today. I was drawn to this book out of thousands at a book swap and am very glad to have found a literate gem.
Review: The Woman Warrior This book takes the reader through the spectrum of emotion - grief, sadness, anger, amusement, joy - all through the lens of various ghost stories. Unique story with a unique delivery. Very entertaining and a mid-level read.
Review: The Woman Warrior A powerful portrait of a culture, the silent struggles of women, a life amongst ghosts who never let you open your mouth... This book is absolutely genius, an authentic representation of Chinese Americans and also a feminist novel. Definitely recommend!