A fantastical and inventive addition to the tradition of noir writing not only delights and surprises at every turn but also raises important questions about identity, the human condition, the nature of evil and the state of the union. 241 pp.
First published in 1943, this classic memoir by well-known Filipino poet Carlos Bulosan describes his boyhood in the Philippines, his voyage to America, and his years of hardship and despair as an itinerant laborer following the harvest trail in the rural West. 327 pp.
Ralph Moody was 8 years old in 1906 when his family moved from New Hampshire to a Colorado ranch. Through his eyes we experience the pleasures and perils of ranching there early in the 20th century. 260 pp.
Among the first titles in the canon of Asian-American literature, a 1957 novel tells the story of Ichiro Yamada, a "no-no boy," during the internment of Japanese Americans in World War II and the postwar era. 264 pp.
Waterlily, published after Ella Cara Deloria's death and generally viewed as the masterpiece of her career, offers a captivating glimpse into the daily life of the 19th-century Sioux. Features an introduction by Susan Gardner and an index. 251 pp.