Correspondingly, the book’s title refers to an interview with Chinese basketball star Yao Ming, who when asked about the Shanghai Sharks, the team that shaped his formative sporting years, responded, How does a single blade of grass thank the sun?” Lau’s stories feature the children and grandchildren of immigrants, transnational adoptees and multiracial adults who came of age in the 1990sall struggling to find a place in the Western world and using the only language they know to express their hopes, fears and expectations.
|Publisher:||Harbour Publishing Company, Limited|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||1 MB|
About the Author
Doretta Lau is a journalist who covers arts and culture for Artforum , South China Morning Post , The Wall Street Journal Asia and Bazaar Art Hong Kong. She completed an MFA in Writing at Columbia University. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Event, Grain Magazine, Prairie Fire, PrismInternational, RicePaper, SubTerrain and Zen Monster. She splits her timebetween Vancouver and Hong Kong, where she is at work on a novel and ascreenplay.
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