Language of the geckos and other stories by Gary Pak

Cover of: Language of the geckos and other stories | Gary Pak

Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Hawaii

Subjects:

  • Asian Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Hawaii -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementGary Pak.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThe Scott and Laurie Oki series in Asian American studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A39 L36 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3395873M
ISBN 100295985275
LC Control Number2005007880

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Many of these stories deal with issues particular to Native Hawaiian perspectives, while others take slice-of-life glimpses at characters alienated in the land of their birth.5/5(1).

UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses. Get this from a library. Language of the geckos: and other stories. [Gary Pak] -- "In this new collection, Gary Pak crafts a memorable cast of Hawai'i's Korean Americans, Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, and Native Hawaiians, amplifying our cross-cultural understanding of.

The nine short stories in Language of the Geckos and Other Stories paint an array of locals caught up in failed dreams of financial success and romantic fulfillment. Many of these stories deal with issues particular to Native Hawaiian perspectives, while others take slice-of-life glimpses at characters alienated in the land of their birth.4/5(9).

In his short story collection Language of the Geckos and Other Stories, Pak's memorable portraits of Hawai'i's Korean Americans, Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, and Native Hawaiians increases cross-cultural understanding of Hawaiian life and culture. Published in numerous anthologies, magazines, and literary journals, he also authored The Watcher of Waipuna and Other Stories (Bamboo Ridge, ), A Ricepaper Airplane (UH Press, ), Children of a Fireland (UH Press, ), and Language of the Geckos and Other Stories (University of Washington, ).

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