The Resource Big little man : an Asian American memoir, Alex Tizon, (ebook)

Big little man : an Asian American memoir, Alex Tizon, (ebook)

Label
Big little man : an Asian American memoir
Title
Big little man
Title remainder
an Asian American memoir
Statement of responsibility
Alex Tizon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alex Tizon landed in an America that saw Asian women as sexy and Asian men as sexless. Immigrating from the Philippines as a young boy, everything he saw and heard taught him to be ashamed of his face, his skin color, his height. His fierce and funny observations of sex and the Asian American male include his own quest for love during college in the 1980s, a tortured tutorial on stereotypes that still make it hard for Asian men to get the girl. Tizon writes: "I had to educate myself on my own worth. It was a sloppy, piecemeal education, but I had to do it because no one else was going to do it for me." And then, a transformation. First, Tizon's growing understanding that shame is universal: that his own just happened to be about race. Next, seismic cultural changes - from Jerry Yang's phenomenal success with Yahoo! Inc., to actor Ken Watanabe's emergence in Hollywood blockbusters, to Jeremy Lin's meteoric NBA rise. Finally, Tizon's deeply original, taboo-bending investigation turns outward, tracking the unheard stories of young Asian men today, in a landscape still complex but much changed for the Asian American man
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Tizon, Alex
Dewey number
305.895/073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Tizon, Alex
  • Filipino Americans
  • Young men
  • Asian American men
  • Asian American men
  • Asian Americans
  • Sex role
  • Masculinity
  • Sexual attraction
  • Electronic books
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Big little man : an Asian American memoir, Alex Tizon, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544232853
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12020120
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12020120
System control number
MWT12020120
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Big little man : an Asian American memoir, Alex Tizon, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544232853
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12020120
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12020120
System control number
MWT12020120
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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