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But nothing has ever resonated with the same anger i have had.

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Don’t hesitate to get started reading this book - it’s very, very good!

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The only thing i hated about this book was how fast i read it.

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    asian, american, minor, many and own.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 551 reviews as of our last analysis date on Feb 10 2021.
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Insightful, impacting, overall a great read from start to finish. I learned a lot about the history of Asian Americans more in ...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Cathy park hong is a superlative author who talks about race identity and race relations in a way that i had never seen in print before.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It all comes together to present a portrait of someone who is able to simultaneously dissect and expose difficult conversations while also acknowledging her own flaws and blind spots.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I feel vindicated for feeling angry about the injustices asian americans face, that we are in the middle of this black and white spectrum where we feel guilty about our perceived privilege over other races yet not as good as white people.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    As a first-generation immigrant and having parents who speak limited english, i also was challenged many incidents described in the book.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Hong has highlighted the asian american experience in a profound way.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I don’t know why it came off like this and i could be wrong but it seems like there was some “borrowing” of ideas.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I felt exposed and profoundly recognized as each essay, each page, each passage peeled away a layer to distant internalized feelings, “ugly feelings” that i had have never reckoned with or known how to even acknowledge.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Cathy park hong deftly weaves together stories of her life and her experiences as an asian american with sharp commentary on american society and history.

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