The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

Author: Kingston, Maxine Hong; Publisher: Random


A young American woman recounts memories and myths from her Chinese heritage in an effort to reconcile past and present cultures.




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Notable Books for Adults

Since 1944, the goal of the Notable Books Council has been to make available to the nation’s readers a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader. Please visit for the most current lists and information.

1976 - Selection(s)