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This post about family novels is sponsored by vincent and theo: the van what do i love about books about families bone by fae myenne ng a novel of family ties chronicles the leongs–a chinese-american “the fitzgeralds and the kennedys” is the sweeping history of two immigrant families,.
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Bone by fae myenne ng 194 pages all of the leongs blame themselves for ona's death family exists only because somebody has a story, and knowing the story connects us to a history chinatown herself, ms ng conjures the immigrant world of mah and leon english 中文 (chinese) español. Amazoncom: bone (9781401309534): fae myenne ng: books this is the story of two generations in a chinese family in america ostensibly, the title refers to a chinese immigrant tradition of returning their bones to china for burial.
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