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By Dennis Abrams

Because the book of her first publication, "The girl Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood between Ghosts", Maxine Hong Kingston has been a presence at the literary scene. With a mixture of autobiography, fiction, and chinese language myths and legends, Kingston's paintings displays her cultural history and upbringing. yet her luck as a author wasn't assured. As a tender lady becoming up the daughter of chinese language Immigrants in Stockton, California, Kingston before everything stumbled on public institution so demanding that she withdrew into overall silence, confounding her lecturers, who at one time indexed her IQ as 0. Her award-winning paintings, together with "The lady Warrior", winner of the 1976 nationwide publication Critics Circle Award, and "China Men", winner of the nationwide publication Award, is generally learn during the global.

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