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Big Little Man In Search of My Asian Self

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ISBN-10: 1328460142

ISBN-13: 9781328460141

Edition: 2014

Authors: Alex Tizon

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Shame, Alex Tizon tells us, is universal--his own happened to be about race. To counteract the steady diet of American television and movies that taught Tizon to be ashamed of his face, his skin color, his height, he turned outward ("I had to educate myself on my own worth. It was a sloppy, piecemeal education, but I had to do it because no one else was going to do it for me."). Tizon illuminates historical figures who had and still have no place in American history books or classrooms; he delivers the unheard stories of young Asian men today; and he tracks the rise of powerful, dynamic Asian American men like Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang, actor Ken Watanabe, and NBA star Jeremy Lin. As…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/1/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Alex Tizon, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is former Seattle bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times and longtime staff writer for the Seattle Times. He co-produced a 60 Minutes segment on Third World mail-order brides in Asia, and currently teaches at the University of Oregon. Big Little Man was the winner of the prestigious Work in Progress Prize from the J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project.Tizon'swebsite