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East to America : [electronic resource] Korean American life stories / [edited by] Elaine H. Kim, Eui-Young Yu.

Contributor(s): Kim, Elaine H | Yu, Eui-Young.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, c1996Description: xxii, 386 p. : map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1565842979; 9781565842977; 1565843991; 9781565843998.Subject(s): Korean Americans -- Interviews | Korean Americans -- Social life and customs | Oral history | Koreanen | Immigranten | Coréens -- États-Unis -- Entretiens | Coréens -- États-Unis -- Moeurs et coutumes | Histoire orale | Anthologie | Literatur | Asiaten | Korea | USADDC classification: 973/.04957 Other classification: 15.85 | HU 1985 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Urban impressionist / K.W. Lee -- Dirty laundry / Stella Soon-Hi Koh -- War zone / Dong Hwan Ku -- Launched / Imjung Kwuon -- Revitalizing America / Tong Sun Lim -- Hot pepper / "Maeun Koch'u" -- Spiritual tension / Kyong-Ae Price -- Multiple-box person / Dredge Kang -- Causal connection / Doh-An Kim -- Distorted history / Eun Sik Yang -- Tasting America / Sung Yong Park -- Chino / Kyu [Min] Lee -- Starting from zero / Kathy Kim -- Dragon / Sean Suh -- Tommy's mother / Brenda Paik Sunoo -- Away from the center / Richard Chung -- A humble messenger / Kyung-Ja Lee -- A seeker and a fighter / Youn Jae Kim -- Strong determination / Han Chol Hong -- No spokesperson / Hyun Yi Kang -- House of Haesun / Y. Chang -- Getting real / Paul Kim -- Cruise control / Alexander Hull -- Head of household / Serena Choi -- Non-traditional and Korean / Sandy Lee -- Second homeland / Young Soon Han -- Love letter from a stranger / Yanny Rhee -- Hanging onto my dream / James Ryu -- One chapter a day / Nataly Kim -- Man of the house / James Park -- Pilgrimage / Jay Kun Yoo -- Born to be a soldier / Young Kim -- Adopted / Janine Bishop -- Black and Korean / Kook Kim Dean -- Year of the sheep / Kun Soo Kang -- A higher ground / Young Shin -- Perpetually marginal / Sookhee Choe Kim -- As American as possible / Bong Hwan Kim.
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Contains edited transcriptions of interviews conducted by Kim and Yu presented as oral histories.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-386).

Urban impressionist / K.W. Lee -- Dirty laundry / Stella Soon-Hi Koh -- War zone / Dong Hwan Ku -- Launched / Imjung Kwuon -- Revitalizing America / Tong Sun Lim -- Hot pepper / "Maeun Koch'u" -- Spiritual tension / Kyong-Ae Price -- Multiple-box person / Dredge Kang -- Causal connection / Doh-An Kim -- Distorted history / Eun Sik Yang -- Tasting America / Sung Yong Park -- Chino / Kyu [Min] Lee -- Starting from zero / Kathy Kim -- Dragon / Sean Suh -- Tommy's mother / Brenda Paik Sunoo -- Away from the center / Richard Chung -- A humble messenger / Kyung-Ja Lee -- A seeker and a fighter / Youn Jae Kim -- Strong determination / Han Chol Hong -- No spokesperson / Hyun Yi Kang -- House of Haesun / Y. Chang -- Getting real / Paul Kim -- Cruise control / Alexander Hull -- Head of household / Serena Choi -- Non-traditional and Korean / Sandy Lee -- Second homeland / Young Soon Han -- Love letter from a stranger / Yanny Rhee -- Hanging onto my dream / James Ryu -- One chapter a day / Nataly Kim -- Man of the house / James Park -- Pilgrimage / Jay Kun Yoo -- Born to be a soldier / Young Kim -- Adopted / Janine Bishop -- Black and Korean / Kook Kim Dean -- Year of the sheep / Kun Soo Kang -- A higher ground / Young Shin -- Perpetually marginal / Sookhee Choe Kim -- As American as possible / Bong Hwan Kim.

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