Wild Meat and the Bully Burgers

by Lois-Ann Yamanaka | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0156004836 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 6/19/2022
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, June 19, 2022
This is not an ordinary book: it's a BookCrossing book! BookCrossing books are world travelers - they like to have adventures and make new friends...and with your help, they can even write home to say what they've been doing! (You may remain anonymous if you wish.)

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Claimed from the little library on Kaimuki Avenue with thanks; zoomable photo here.

The largest island in the Hawaiian chain is called Hawaii, and that's where Lovey Nariyoshi lives...in a world quite different from the beach at Waikiki. Lois-Ann Yamanaka is very good at writing in Hawaiian Creole English (usually just called Pidgin here)...but some readers may find it a little challenging. Oh, and Bully is a calf that Lovey's father brings home....

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Reserved for round 3 of my Asian diaspora VBB.

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Thursday, July 14, 2022

Released 2 mos ago (7/13/2022 UTC) at Honolulu, Hawaii USA

CONTROLLED RELEASE NOTES:

Wednesday, July 13, 2022: claimed from the VBB and heading for Massachusetts!

Released for my Seeking Septads challenge.

USPS tracking # 9549 0104 3302 2194 0615 20
ETA 8/03/22

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Journal Entry 3 by winghaahaahaa98wing at Watertown, Massachusetts USA on Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Received, Asian Diaspora VCC Rd #3. Thank you!

Released 1 mo ago (8/17/2022 UTC) at Little Free Library - Clark St (At Thomas St) in Belmont, Massachusetts USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

An interesting example of early As.-Am. fiction. Having a bit of trouble getting into this - the voice / writing seems a bit at once too intimate and also too casual? The Holden Caulfield reference seems apt, and I usually do like Catcher in the Rye. Hard to describe. I will release it to a local LFL that gets significant circulation, and see if there are any takers there. Glad to learn of this author.

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