The Resource All That Work and Still No Boys

All That Work and Still No Boys

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All That Work and Still No Boys
Title
All That Work and Still No Boys
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Language
eng
Summary
How do we survive our family, stay bound to our community, and keep from losing ourselves? In All That Work and Still No Boys, Kathryn Ma exposes the deepest fears and longings that we mask in family life and observes the long shadows cast by history and displacement. Here are ten stories that wound and satisfy in equal measure. Ma probes the immigrant experience, most particularly among northern California's Chinese Americans, illuminating for us the confounding nature of duty, transformation, and loss. A boy exposed to racial hatred finds out the true difference between his mother and his father. Two old rivals briefly lay down their weapons, but loneliness and despair won't let them forget the past. A young Beijing tour guide with a terrible family secret must take an adopted Chinese girl and her American family to visit an orphanage. And in the prize-winning title story, a mother refuses to let her son save her life, insisting instead on a sacrifice by her daughter. Intimate in detail and universal in theme, these stories give us the compelling voice of an exciting new author whose intelligence, insight, and wit impart a sense of grace to the bitter resentments and enduring ties that comprise family love. Even through the tensions Ma creates so deftly, the peace and security that come from building and belonging to one's own community shine forth
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MiAaPQ
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Ma, Kathryn
LC call number
PS3613
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Iowa Short Fiction Award
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  • American fiction
  • Short stories, American
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All That Work and Still No Boys
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=843213
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Publication
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- All That Work and Still No Boys -- Second Child -- The Scottish Play -- For Sale By Owner -- Prank -- What I Know Now -- Dougie -- The Long Way Home -- Gratitude -- Mrs. Zhao and Mrs. Wu
Control code
EBC843213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587298783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843213
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL843213
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10343455
  • (OCoLC)646846707
Label
All That Work and Still No Boys
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=843213
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- All That Work and Still No Boys -- Second Child -- The Scottish Play -- For Sale By Owner -- Prank -- What I Know Now -- Dougie -- The Long Way Home -- Gratitude -- Mrs. Zhao and Mrs. Wu
Control code
EBC843213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781587298783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC843213
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL843213
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10343455
  • (OCoLC)646846707

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