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Maxine Hong Kingston

Monday, January 31, 2011

Maxine Hong Kingston reflects on aging as she turns 65. Her memoir I Love a Broad Margin to My Life, written in verse, circles from present to past and back. She writes of her journeys as a writer, peace activist, teacher, and mother, revisiting her most beloved characters, and offers a beautiful meditation on her visit to China.

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Maxine Hong Kingston

Comments [2]

Grace M. Ho

Thank you for inviting Maxine Kingston Hong to your show. What a delight to hear her voice after so many years and to become re-acqainted with her journey and spirit via her new work.

I am a Chinese-American, who was born in Italy but emigrated with my parents to NYafter I was 1-1/2 years old.

Feb. 01 2011 12:17 AM
Jade from NB, NJ

I am happy to hear Mrs. Hong be a testimony of what can result out of children of undocumented immigrants who pursue education and prove to be talented members of society.

Jan. 31 2011 01:48 PM

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