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Author Tizon, Alex.

Title Big little man : in search of my Asian self / Alex Tizon.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.

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Location Call No. Status
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  305.895 TIZ    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.891 T54    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  B TIZON    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  B TIZON    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Biographies  B TIZON ALEX T    Check Shelf
Description 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary "A ... journalist's memoir in the spirit of Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of memory and Nathan McCall's Makes me wanna holler: an intimate look at the mythology, experience, and psyche of the Asian American male"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-261)
Contents Killing Magellan -- Land of the giants -- Orientals -- Seeking hot Asian babes -- Babes, continued -- Asian boy -- Tiny men on the big screen -- Its color was its size -- Getting tall -- Wen Wu -- Yellow tornado -- "What men are supposed to do" -- "One of us, not one of us" -- Big little fighter.
Subject Tizon, Alex.
Filipino Americans -- Biography.
Young men -- United States -- Biography.
Asian American men -- Social conditions.
Asian American men -- Psychology.
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Sex role -- United States.
Masculinity -- United States.
Sexual attraction -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies.
ISBN 9780547450483 (hbk.)
0547450486 (hbk.)
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