Contributor biographical information for The woman warrior ; China men / Maxine Hong Kingston ; with an introduction by Mary Gordon.


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Maxine Hong Kingston is Senior Lecturer for Creative Writing at the University of California, Berkeley. For her memoirs and fiction, The Woman Warrior, China Men, Tripmaster Monkey, and Hawaii One Summer, she has earned numerous awards, among them the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, the PEN West Award for Fiction, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, and a National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as the title of “Living Treasure of Hawaii.”


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Kingston, Maxine Hong -- Childhood and youth.
Chinese Americans -- California -- Social life and customs.
Chinese Americans -- History.
Kingston, Maxine Hong -- Family.
Chinese Americans -- California -- Biography.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.