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Talking to high monks in the snow

an Asian American odyssey

by Lydia Y. Minatoya

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minatoya, Lydia Y. 1950-,
  • Minatoya, Lydia Y. 1950- -- Homes and haunts -- Japan.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Biography.,
  • Japanese Americans -- Ethnic identity.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLydia Yuri Minatoya.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.J3 M46 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination269 p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1566467M
    ISBN 100060168099
    LC Control Number91050450

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A finely worded memoir of coming to terms with a Japanese heritage, by a Japanese-American who's a community-college counselor in Seattle.

``Feudal Japan floats around my mother,'' Minatoya writes. ``It followed her into our American home and governed my girlhood that feudal code, all females were silent and yielding.'' But Minatoya is an American brought up on ``iconoclastic choice Author: Lydia Minatoya.

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Reviewed by Leila Philip. "I am a woman who apologizes to her furniture," states Lydia Minatoya halfway through her engaging memoir about growing up as a Japanese American. " 'Excuse me,' I say when I bump into a chair. Minatoya (the memoir Talking to High Monks in the Snow, ) debuts in fiction with a pleasantly told, highly detailed, risk-free, and autobiographical “I-story” of Etsuko in the years between the world wars.

The story opens in in Seattle, where the widowed Etsuko lives with her sister Naomi and Naomi’s husband Akira. Naomi dies during childbirth, and after a few years Akira Author: Lydia Minatoya. Theme of Odyssey In Quiet Odyssey and Talking to High Monks in the Snow The odyssey is one of the most common themes within literature.

In two recent works by Asian-American authors, the odyssey is revealed to have both a spiritual and a literal component. Reviewing Talking to High Monks in the Snow for the Village Voice, Luis H. Francia found that at times Minatoya "lapses into generalizations about Asia" and dubbed her "use of personal declaratives tedious." Nevertheless, Francia called the book "a poignant, sensitive, and often funny account of growing up bicultural in a land that's never.

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TALKING TO HIGH MONKS IN THE SNOWIn a voice at once penetrating and humorous, vulnerable and wise, Lydia Minatoya takes us on an evocative exploration of cultural identity that starts with her childhood of ethnic isolation in upstate New York in the fifties, as she listens to her parents' astonishing and affecting tales of her Japanese : Odyssey.

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