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Chino

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ISBN-10: 0395778751

ISBN-13: 9780395778753

Edition: 1996

Authors: Allen Say

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El Chino tells the true story of a Chinese boy who grew up in America's Southwest, and who believed his father when he said, "In America, you can be anything you want to be." Too short for basketball, the boy sets his sights on becoming a matador.
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Book details

List price: $6.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 3/3/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Allen Say, 1937 - Allen Say was born in 1937 in Yokohama, Japan and grew up during the war, attending seven different primary schools amidst the ravages of falling bombs. His parents divorced in the wake of the end of the war and he moved in with his maternal grandmother, with whom he did not get along with. She eventually let him move into a one room apartment, and Say began to make his dream of being a cartoonist a reality. He was twelve years old. Say sought out his favorite cartoonist, Noro Shinpei, and begged him to take him on as an apprentice. He spent four years with Shinpei, but at the age of 16 moved to the United States with his father. Say was sent to a military school in…