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  • 2 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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8 current holds with 10 total copies.

Summary:

Zauner, of indie band Japanese Breakfast, presents a memoir about growing up Korean-American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. She tells of growing up the only Asian-American kid at her school in Eugene, Oregon; of struggling with her mother's high expectations of her; of a painful adolescence; of treasured months spent in her grandmother's tiny apartment in Seoul, where she and her mother would bond over heaping plates of food. As she grew up, her Koreanness began to feel ever more distant, even as she found the life she wanted to live. Her mother's diagnosis of terminal pancreatic cancer when Michelle was twenty-five forced a reckoning with her identity and brought her to reclaim the gifts of taste, language, and history her mother had given her.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 921 ZAUNER 2021 (Text) 33892100690123 Adult New Books Book None 05/11/2021 Checked out 09/28/2021
Athena Public Library 921 ZAU (Text) 37813000184732 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 04/29/2021 Checked out 10/01/2021
Baker County Library 782.42166092 .Z39c 2021 (Text) 37814003341816 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 04/30/2021 Checked out 09/28/2021
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande 782.42 Z39 (Text) 35178001844714 Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/21/2021 On holds shelf -
Hood River Valley High School Library 921 ZAU (Text) 33892006094586 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 09/20/2021 Available -
OTLD Heppner Branch 782.42 ZAU (Text) 37818000406977 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/17/2021 Checked out 10/12/2021
Sherman County Public/School Library B 782.42 ZAU (Text) 37039000199393 BESTSELLER New/High Demand Branch_Only_3months 09/21/2021 Reshelving -
Southern Wasco County Library 782.42 ZAUN (Text) 33892006346523 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_2months 07/13/2021 On holds shelf -
Treasure Valley Community College Library FIC Z193c (Text) 32220001128525 Adult Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/05/2021 Checked out 09/18/2021
Umatilla Public Library 921 Zau (Text) 37882001875481 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 08/10/2021 Checked out 09/23/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525657750
  • ISBN: 0525657746
  • ISBN: 9780525657743
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
    print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2021.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Zauner, of indie band Japanese Breakfast, presents a memoir about growing up Korean-American, losing her mother, and forging her own identity. She tells of growing up the only Asian-American kid at her school in Eugene, Oregon; of struggling with her mother's high expectations of her; of a painful adolescence; of treasured months spent in her grandmother's tiny apartment in Seoul, where she and her mother would bond over heaping plates of food. As she grew up, her Koreanness began to feel ever more distant, even as she found the life she wanted to live. Her mother's diagnosis of terminal pancreatic cancer when Michelle was twenty-five forced a reckoning with her identity and brought her to reclaim the gifts of taste, language, and history her mother had given her.
Subject: Zauner, Michelle
Japanese Breakfast (Musical group) Biography
Singers United States Biography
Rock musicians United States Biography
Korean Americans Biography
Grief
Mothers and daughters
Genre: Autobiographies.
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