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Among the white moon faces

Shirley Geok-lin Lim

Among the white moon faces

an Asian-American memoir of homelands

by Shirley Geok-lin Lim

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Published by The Feminist Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShirley Geok-lin Lim.
SeriesThe cross-cultural memoir series
The Physical Object
Pagination232p. ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22170720M
ISBN 101558611444

She is the author of five books of poems; three books of short stories; two books of criticism: Nationalism and Literature () and Writing South/East Asia in English: Against the Grain (); a book of memoirs, Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands (), and a novel, Joss and Gold (). Jun 15,  · Malaysia-born Shirley Lim and Indonesia-born Li-Young Lee are first-generation Chinese American authors associated with the Southeast Asian diaspora. In their literary work Among the White Moon Faces, Joss and Gold, and The Winged Seed, Lim and Lee draw the reader into the world of early twentieth-century Southeast Asia, a world shaped by Malaysia’s and Indonesia’s emergence into the Author: Walter S.H. Lim.

Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian American Memoir of Homelands (Chinese translation, ) "The first time I heard Shakespeare quoted, it was as a joke," writes poet and Asian American scholar Shirley Geok-Lin Lim in the introduction to her American Book Award-winning memoir, Among the White Moon Faces. Faces in the moon: a novel User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this moving first novel, Bell (a mixed-blood Cherokee) confronts the "lost generation'' of Indian women, personified by Grace, who tries unsuccessfully to enter the mainstream of the white world.

Mar 30,  · A scene from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveals the moon’s rugged terrain. The cliff in the background is the east wall of Antoniadi crater, rising miles high. The bottom of the small bowl-shaped crater in the foreground is the lowest point on the moon, plunging more than miles below the lunar equivalent to sea level. Feb 07,  · Hidden Figures: watch the trailer for the Oscar-nominated film based on Margot Lee Shetterly’s book. We said our goodbyes to her and clambered into the minivan, off to a family brunch.


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Sep 02,  · Among the White Moon Faces is certainly an important book, a daring account of Shirley Lim's long journey, from troubled childhood in the politically unstable climate of 's Malaysia to her pursuit of English literature and doctoral studies in America/5(8).

Aug 01,  · Among the white moon faces book the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands (The Cross-Cultural Memoir Series)/5. Among the White Moon Faces is certainly an important book, a daring account of Shirley Lim's long journey, from troubled childhood in the politically unstable climate of 's Malaysia to her pursuit of English literature and doctoral studies in displacementdomesticity.com by: 4.

Sep 01,  · AMONG THE WHITE MOON FACES is an unforgettable experience. It is simultaneously a picaresque tale made up of ironic and often hilarious incidents, an incisive account of post-colonial Malaysia, an inspiring tale of a modern immigrant "making good," and a readable case study of the experience of a thoughtful women in modern displacementdomesticity.com by: 4.

summary In this American Book Award-winning autobiography, Shirley Geok-lin Lim recalls her girlhood as part of a Chinese family in war-torn Malaysia, and her later life in the United States, where she moves from alienation as a dislocated Asian woman to a new sense of identity as an Asian-American woman.

Mar 03,  · This is an entrancing memoir." --Kirkus Reviews "[Lim] recounts her journey with a poet's eye for detail and a storyteller's gift for narrative." --Ms.

magazine "Among the White Moon Faces is an extraordinary memoir distinguished by a luminous intellect, painful honesty, lyricism, and humor--the work of a triumphant survivor."/5().

" Among the White Moon Faces is an extraordinary memoir distinguished by a luminous intellect, painful honesty, lyricism, and humor—the work of a triumphant survivor." —Hisaye Yamamoto, author of Seventeen Syllables and Other StoriesBrand: Feminist Press.

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Chapter One: Splendor and Squalor. "The first time I heard Shakespeare quoted, it was as a joke," writes poet and Asian American scholar Shirley Geok-Lin Lim in the introduction to her American Book Award-winning memoir, Among the White Moon Faces. Before she'd ever read the play, Lim took the word "Romeo" – as spoken by Malaysians – to mean a sort of "male effect," a sexualized, Westernized code word for "the kind of thing men did to.

Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian-American Memoir of Homelands Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Author, Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, Author Feminist Press $ (p) ISBN. Among the white moon faces by Shirley Lim. Publication date Topics Lim, Shirley., Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography., Asian American women -- Biography.

Publisher Feminist Press at the City University of New York Collection Internet Archive Books. Scanned in displacementdomesticity.com: Mar 26,  · Excerpt from “Among the White Moon Faces” by Shirley Geok-lin Lim | Around the World in Books There are many ways in which America tells you you don't belong.

The eyes that slide around to find another face behind you. The smiles that appear only after you have almost passed them, intended for someone else.

Shirley Geok-lin Lim was born in Malacca Malaysia. She is an American writer of poetry, fiction, and criticism. Her first collection of poems, Crossing The Peninsula, published inwon her the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, a first both for an Asian and for a woman.

Among several other awards that she has received, her memoir, Among the White Moon Faces, received the American Book Award. Among The White Moon Faces If you are not yet a Turnaround customer, and would like to sell our books, please do contact [email protected] or call and we will be delighted to help you.

Home > Among The White Moon Faces; Among The White Moon Faces. by Shirley Lim. AMONG THE WHITE MOON FACES by Shirley Goek-Lin Lim | Kirkus Reviews An English professor (Univ. of Calif., Santa Barbara) and a poet, Lim recounts her childhood in Malaysia and her later life in America, where she struggles to find the meaning of home and community.

Among the white moon faces: an Asian-American memoir of homelands. [Shirley Lim] -- Courageously frank and deeply affecting account of a Malaysian girlhood and. Among the White Moon Faces the lane stirred in four-foot wide vats and poured into recycled condensed milk cans for sale in the local market.

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“I who am the beauty of the green earth and the white moon among the stars and the mysteries of the waters, I call upon your soul to arise and come unto me. For I am the soul of Nature that gives life to the universe. From Me all things proceed and unto Me they must return.Get this from a library!

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