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Paper Sons: a Memoir

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ISBN-10: 1938769287

ISBN-13: 9781938769283

Edition: 2018

Authors: Dickson Lam

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Winner of the Autumn House Non-fiction Contest, selected by Alison Hawthorne Deming (2017) "Dickson Lam's Paper Sons combines memoir and cultural history, the quest for an absent father and the struggle for social justice, naming traditions in graffiti and in Chinese culture. Violence marks the story at every turn -from Mao to Malcolm X, from the projects in San Francisco to the lynching of Asians during the California Gold Rush. After one of his former students at the June Jordan School of Equity is gunned down on a street corner, Lam is compelled to tell a mosaic of stories. What does it take, in this social context, to become a person who respects himself and holds hope for those coming…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Autumn House Press
Publication date: 3/6/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English