Author:Kingston, Maxine Hong

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Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book

By: Kingston, Maxine Hong

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196813

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. Board edges slightly discolored. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 340 pp. 8vo. Young Chinese American Wittman Ah Sing, a recent Berkley graduate and student of the sixties, is an absolutely extraordinary fictional creation. He's skinny, hip, six feet tall, an unstoppable playwright, a poet, a genius, and a nut.Keywords: FICTION CHINESE-AMERICAN HIPPIE SAN FRANCISCO 60s MAXINE HONG KINGSTON TRIPMASTER MONKEY SIGNED FIRST EDITION View more info

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The Fifth Book of Peace

By: Kingston, Maxine Hong

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196816

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 401, [1] pp. 8vo. The Fifth Book of Peace opens as Maxine Hong Kingston, driving home from her father’s funeral in the early 1990s, discovers that her neighborhood in the Oakland-Berkeley hills is engulfed in flames. Her home burns to the ground, and with it, all her earthly possessions, including her novel-in-progress. Kingston, who at the time was deeply disturbed by the Persian Gulf War, decides that she must understand her own loss of all she possessed as a ... View more info

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China Men

By: Kingston, Maxine Hong

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196834

ISBN: 0394424638

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 1980 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 308 pp. 8vo. The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land. View more info

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To Be the Poet (The William E. Massey Sr. Lectures in the History of American Civilization)

By: Kingston, Maxine Hong

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197177

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on title page. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 111 pp. 8vo. I have almost finished my longbook, Maxine Hong Kingston declares. Let my life as Poet begin...I won't be a workhorse anymore; I'll be a skylark. To Be the Poet is Kingston's manifesto, the avowal and declaration of a writer who has devoted a good part of her sixty years to writing prose, and who, over the course of this spirited and inspiring book, works out what the rest of her life will be, in poetry. Taking readers along with her, this celebrated... View more info

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Hawai'i One Summer, 1978 [Hawaii]

By: Kingston, Maxine Hong

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Meadow Press: 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author. Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2195964

Condition: Near Fine


#50 of 75 deluxe copies, signed by Maxine Hong Kingston, Deng Ming-Dao, and Leigh McLellan and hand-numbered on limitation page. Includes publisher's slipcase. An exceptional copy.Tiny discoloration on one panel of slipcase. 1987 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 52 pp. Watercolor woodcuts by Deng Ming-Dao, including a fold-out frontispiece. From the limitation page: '... printed by Leigh McLellan with assistance from Tracy Davis in Times New Roman types on Korean Kozo papers. The title page lettering and text initials are drawn by John Prestiawnni, based on Times ... View more info