The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese-American: From Number Two Son to Rock 'n' Roll

Fong-Torres, Ben

Published by Hyperion Books, New York, 1994
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Title: The Rice Room: Growing Up Chinese-American: ...

Publisher: Hyperion Books, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition


Near Fine in Very Good+ Pictorial Dust Jacket with original price ($22.95). Inscribed by author on half title page: "To Terrance with thanks & best wishes, Ben Fong-Torres KPIX 6/94". Beside this inscription appears a set of Chinese characters. Fong-Torres, one of America's leading journalists, presents the moving memoir of growing up in Oakland's Chinatown. He went on to become a staff member at Rolling Stone, chronicling the 1960s counterculture. An important account of what it means to be an outsider in America and the importance of family. Cream cloth over boards with black cloth backstrip and neon red titling on spine. Covers are mildly rubbed at corners and top & tail of spine, very mild soiling on rear. Dust Jacket shows light rubbing, light wear at corners, edges, and top & tail of spine. Interior is clean, crisp, tight & bright, other than the author's inscription unmarked. x, 260 pp. Approx. 6.5" x 9.5". A very nice copy and an excellent addition to your library. Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory # 501708

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