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    • The Woman Warrior

    • Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
    • By: Maxine Hong Kingston
    • Narrated by: Ming-Na
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 232

    Acclaimed author Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior broke new ground when it was first published 35 years ago, weaving autobiography, history, folklore, and fantasy in to a candid and revelatory story about the daughter of Chinese immigrants in mid-20th century California.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilariously Vicious; Touchingly Empathetic

    • By Kenneth on 08-28-11

    Regular price: $29.95

    • I Love a Broad Margin to My Life

    • By: Maxine Hong Kingston
    • Narrated by: Maxine Hong Kingston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Born in 1940, one of eight children, Maxine Hong Kingston is the daughter of Chinese immigrants to America. Her father, a scholar in China, ran a laundry business and a gambling house in California; her mother, a doctor in China, helped with the laundry and worked in the fields. Maxine won scholarships to the University of California at Berkeley, where she returned to teach as Senior Lecturer in the Department of English.

    Regular price: $19.95