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Memoirist Maxine Hong Kingston on Her First Novel.

Writer Maxine Hong Kingston. Her two memoirs, The "Woman Warrior," and "China Men," explored the experience of living within two cultures - Chinese and American - but belonging to neither. Last year Kingston wrote her first novel, "Tripmaster Monkey." (Rebroadcast. Original date 4/25/89).

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Other segments from the episode on June 21, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 21, 1990: Interview with Maxine Hong Kingston; Commentary on Maurice Starr; Interview with Reginald McKnight; Review of the film "Gremlins II: The New Batch."

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