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Joss and gold

by Shirley Lim

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Published by The Feminist Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia),
  • Malaysia
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Malaysia -- Fiction.,
    • Chinese -- Malaysia -- Fiction.,
    • Women -- Malaysia -- Fiction.,
    • Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShirley Geok-lin Lim ; afterword by Leong Liew Geok.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.I459 J6 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination274 p. ;
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796879M
      ISBN 101558612653
      LC Control Number00069145

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      The most traditional type of “everyday” joss paper is made from sheets of coarse bamboo paper, each decorated with a square of gold or silver foil to represent money. They come in all different sizes and can be burned “as is” or after being folded into the shape of the traditional gold ingots used as currency in ancient China. Joss is a fierce surfer girl who never backs down from a challenge—even if it means taking a chance on something new, like trying out for cheer. But landing a spot on the cheer team is harder than it looks: Joss is hard of hearing, and often misses the count.

      Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs begins with fifteen-year-old Jason Hawthorn standing on the street in front of Grand Central Depot hawking newspapers. On that morning, J , the headline of the New York Herald was "Gold in Alaska". Hawthorn, like thousands of . (97)"Set against the backdrop of the race riots in Malaysia, the multifaceted s United States and the “second-most globalized country in the world” (Holden 2) Singapore, Shirley Lim’s first novel Joss and Gold traces the female protagonist Li An’s trajectory to find a sense of home and belonging in multivalent Malaysia and Author: Chingyen Yang Mayer.


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Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ Cited by:   The novel is set in Kuala Lumpur, against a backdrop of political turmoil and social changes. Married to wealthy, conservative Henry, English literature graduate Li An is torn between the comforting lull of a secure world and the seductive erotism of Author: Shirley Geok-Lin Lim.

Shirley Geok-lin Lim is the author of Among the White Moon Faces: An Asian American Memoir of Homelands, winner of an American Book Award, as well as Two Dreams: New and Selected Stories, Crossing the Peninsula and Other Poems, and several other books.

She is a professor of English at the University of California, Santa : Shirley Geok-Lin Lim. Joss and Gold book.

Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.3/5. summary Joss and Gold follows Li An, a Malaysian woman living in post-colonial Malaysia in After she meets Chester, an American Peace Corps volunteer, Joss and gold book moves to New York with him where she is confronted with the possibilities of being an economically independent woman.

JOSS AND GOLD Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Author, Leong L. Geok, Afterword by. Feminist $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this Joss and gold book. Shirley Geok-lin Lim’s Joss and Gold is a superb fiction novel.

It is the story of a Chinese-Malaysian young woman who searches for her identity during the same period the new country of Malaysia is doing the same.

Joss and Gold tells us of the early, stormy days when Malaysia is no longer a British colony. Who is a true Malay citizen. JOSS and GOLD trestles in the wet markets, hair bristling under their blood­ ied singlets, cleavers in massive hands, looking as meaty as the unskinned haunches of pork hanging on giant hooks beside them.

A rich odor surrounded them, the fragrance of lard cakes, and she imagined them like impassive murderers before their Size: 1MB. Joss and Gold 作者: Shirley Geok-lin Lim 出版社: THE FEMINIST PRESS CUNY 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Paperback ISBN: Author: Shirley Geok-Lin Lim.

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A daring, sensuous, and pungent first novel." —Rob Wilson, author of Reimagining the American Pacific "Lim's rich, earthy writing combines the nuance of a poet with the ear of a born storyteller.

Joss and Gold is compelling, provocative, and fascinating."Price Range: $ - $ JOSS and GOLD "She's Henry's baby," Second Mrs. Yeh crooned to the infant, her visits unchecked by Henry's absence.

Humming her song, she rubbed olive oil onto the carapace where the skull bones had not closed, the light brown hair twisting over the tender spot where only skin protected the brain.

"Ah Pah'sCited by: Fiction set in Malaysia (Malaya) - Joss and Gold At the center of this engaging "un-love" story is Li An, a smart and strong-willed Malaysian woman. Summary: "Shirley Lim's first novel traces the unconventional development of an extended and unlikely family, moving from the newly born state of Malaysia to the heart of middle-class America to the capitalist explosion of s Singapore.".

Joss and gold by Lim, Shirley. Publication date Topics Americans, Chinese, Women Publisher New York: Feminist Press at the City University of New York Collection Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China.

American : Nation, Gender, Identity: Shirley Geok-lin Lim's Joss and Gold. Expand/Collapse Synopsis The novel is set in Kuala Lumpur, against a backdrop of political turmoil and social changes. Married to wealthy, conservative Henry, English literature graduate Li An is torn between the comforting lull of a secure world and the seductive erotism of the unknown, foreign spaces.5/5.

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Joss and Gold by Shirley Lim. ebook. Sign up to save your library. Masterfully evoking the passions and struggles across three nations and decades, this book weaves a poignant fabric from the complex threads of human identity, friendships, and gender relations, all of which are utterly inextricable from the others.

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Married to 5/5."Shirley Lim's first novel traces the unconventional development of an extended and unlikely family, moving from the newly born state of Malaysia to the heart of middle-class America to the capitalist explosion of s Singapore.".