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Chung, Nicole

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Summary: "What does it mean to lose your roots--within your culture, within your family--and what happens when you find them? Nicole Chung was born severely premature, placed for adoption by her Korean parents, and raised by a white family in a sheltered Oregon town. From childhood, she heard the story of her adoption as a comforting, prepackaged myth. She believed that her biological parents had made...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHU

Chung, Nicole

Summary: "From the bestselling author of ALL YOU CAN EVER KNOW comes a searing memoir of class, inequality, and grief-a daughter's search to understand the lives her adoptive parents led, the life she forged as an adult, and the lives she's lost. In this country, unless you attain extraordinary wealth, you will likely be unable to help your loved ones in all the ways you'd hoped. You will learn to live...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2023

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Summary: From rediscovering an ancestral village in China to experiencing the realities of American life as a Nigerian, the search for belonging crosses borders and generations. Selected from the archives of Catapult magazine, the essays in A Map Is Only One Story highlight the human side of immigration policies and polarized rhetoric, as twenty writers share provocative personal stories of existing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 304.8 MAP

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Summary: "A kaleidoscopic anthology of essays published by Catapult magazine about the stories our bodies tell, and how we move within--and against--expectations of race, gender, health, and ability. Bodies are serious, irreverent, sexy, fragile, strong, political, and inseparable from our experiences and identities as human beings. Pushing the dialogue and confronting monolithic myths, this collection...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Catapult 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 BOD

Summary: "A groundbreaking and must-read young adult fiction anthology written by adoptees of all backgrounds, for adoptees, that inclusively represents diverse experiences of youth adoptees..."

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2023

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Summary: Once upon a time in China: The legendary martial arts teacher Wong Fei-hung, with a band of disciples, battles a host of nefarious forces--foreign and local--who are threatening Chinese sovereignty as British and American imperialists encroach upon the Mainland.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ONC
1 available in Sight & Sound Print Material, Call number: SSC DVD FOREIGN ONC

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