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"Being Chinese Is Like Being a Virus Staying a Step Ahead of a Cure"

Book critic Stuart Klawan reviews Frank Chin's new collection of short stories, The Chinaman Pacific & Frisco R.R. Co, features what the author deems "badass" working class Chinese Americans on the West Coast. Klawans says the book is written with wild intensity and a sense of sociocultural outrage.


Other segments from the episode on February 3, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 3, 1989: Interview with Leon Dash; Commentary on rock music and Mardi Gras; Interview with Thomas Maeder; Review of Frank Chin's short story collection "The…


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