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I Hotel : [a novel] / Karen Tei Yamashita.

Author/Creator:
Yamashita, Karen Tei, 1951-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Minneapolis : Coffee House Press, ©2010.
Format/Description:
Book
613 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Civil rights movements -- United States -- Fiction.
Asian Americans -- Fiction.
Nineteen seventies -- Fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Fiction.
Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Fiction.
Asian Americans.
Civil rights movements.
Nineteen seventies.
Nineteen sixties.
California -- San Francisco -- Chinatown.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Fiction.
Summary:
Beginning in 1968, a motley cast of students, laborers, artists, revolutionaries, and provocateurs from San Francisco's Chinatown make their way through the history of the day, becoming caught in a riptide of politics and passion, clashing ideologies and personal turmoil that culminate in their effort to save the International Hotel--epicenter of the Yellow Power Movement.
Contents:
1968 : eye hotel
1969 : I spy hotel
1970 : "I" hotel
1971 : aiiieeeee! hotel
1972 : inter-national hotel
1973 : int'l hotel
1974 : I-migrant hotel
1975 : internationale hotel
1976 : ai hotel
1977 : I-hotel.
Notes:
National Book Award Finalist for Fiction, 2010.
Asian American Studies Book Award--Poetry/Prose, 2012.
Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature - Adult Fiction , Winner, 2010-2011
ISBN:
9781566892391
1566892392
OCLC:
456178254
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