The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong Kingston

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A Chinese American woman tells of the Chinese myths, family stories and events of her California childhood that have shaped her identity.

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The 130th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 8th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  2. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  3. - National Book Critics Circle Award - Nonfiction (National Book Critics Circle)
  4. - 100 Major Works of Modern Creative Nonfiction (About.com)

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