A Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity.
Author Maxine Hong Kingston combine elements of fiction and memoir.
Her works often reflect on her cultural heritage and blend fiction with non-fiction. Among her works are The Woman Warrior (1976), awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction, and China Men (1980), which was awarded the 1981 National Book Award.
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Kingston has also written many other works, notably her collaboration with American veterans to tell their stories. Read more here.