My life [electronic resource] : Growing up asian in america
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My life [electronic resource] : Growing up asian in america

By CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment).
OverDrive, Inc.

Genre Electronic books.

ISBN 9781982195373

Bib Id 2514707

Description 1 online resource

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9781982195373 (electronic bk)
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My life [electronic resource] : Growing up asian in america
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1 online resource
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A collection of thirty heartfelt, witty, and hopeful thought pieces on the experience of growing up Asian American, for fans of Minor Feelings . There are 23 million people, representing more than twenty countries, each with unique languages, histories, and cultures, clumped under one banner: Asian American. Though their experiences are individual, certain commonalities appear. -The pressure to perform and the weight of the model minority myth. -The proximity to whiteness (for many) and the resulting privileges. -The desexualizing, exoticizing, and fetishizing of their bodies. -The microaggressions. -The erasure and overt racism. Through a series of essays, poems, and comics, thirty creators give voice to moments that defined them and shed light on the immense diversity and complexity of the Asian American identity. Edited by CAPE and with an introduction by renowned journalist SuChin Pak, My Life: Growing Up Asian in America is a celebration of community, a call to action, and a road map for a brighter future. Featuring contributions from bestselling authors Melissa de la Cruz, Marie Lu, and Tanaiˆs; journalists Amna Nawaz, Edmund Lee, and Aisha Sultan; TV and film writers Teresa Hsiao, Heather Jeng Bladt, and Nathan Ramos-Park; and industry leaders Ellen K. Pao and Aneesh Raman, among many more.
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Electronic reproduction. New York : MTV Books, 2022. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 19939 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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