Interior Chinatown

Charles Yu
Book - 2020

"Willis Wu doesn<U+2019>t perceive himself as a protagonist even in his own life: He<U+2019>s merely Generic Asian man. Sometimes he gets to be Background Oriental Making a Weird Face or even Disgraced Son, but he is always relegated to a prop. Yet every day he leaves his tiny room in a Chinatown SRO and enters the Golden Palace restaurant, where Black and White, a procedural cop show, is in perpetual production. He<U+2019>s a bit player here, too, but he dreams of being Kung Fu Guy<U+2014>the most respected role that anyone who looks like him can attain. At least that<U+2019>s what he has been told, time and time again. Except by one person, his mother. Who says to him: Be more.."--

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Main Author: Yu, Charles, 1976- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, [2020]
Edition:First edition.
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