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Barbarians Are Coming, the (2000) [Novel]
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a darkly comic first novel about alienation, identity, and the Chinese-American experience. The son of Chinese immigrants, Sterling Lung grows up with the dream of becoming a "real" American. But with each new disappointment -- his father wants him to become a doctor, he becomes a talented chef; his mother hopes for a Chinese bride, he dabbles in a long-distance relationship with a Jewish-American Princess from New Canaan -- Sterling discovers that being both an all-American boy and a dutiful Chinese son remains an impossible dream.

Original title: The Barbarians Are Coming
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionEthnic And MulticulturalImmigrant

Edition #1: The Barbarians Are Coming

The Barbarians Are Coming (2000)
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Language: English

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Barbarians Are Coming (2000)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Putnam Adult
ISBN: 0399146032

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