Mom, Dad, I’m Living With A White Girl

By (author): Marty Chan

A Chinese son must tell his parents he has moved in with his white girlfriend. In a counter-narrative, the play explodes Asian stereotypes in a B-movie spoof called Wrath of the Yellow Claw.

AUTHOR

Marty Chan

Marty Chan is a nationally-known dramatist, screenwriter and author. He is the recent winner of the Edmonton Book Prize for his juvenile novel The Mystery of the Frozen Brains and former Gemini-nominated and gold medal winner for “The Orange Seed Myth and Other Lies Mothers Tell”. Chan’s last book in the Barnabas Bigfoot series, A Harry Tangle was in the top ten 2013 Alberta Readers’ Choice Awards. Marty Chan lives in Edmonton, Alberta.


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“Ingenious as a Chinese puzzle, that manages to be stinging, hilarious and heartfelt as it probes cultural/racial stereotypes and universal coming-of-age angst.”


Awards

  • Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award for Best New Work 1999, Winner
  • Adams Chinese Theatre Award 1999, Winner
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    Dimensions:

    96 Pages
    8.35in * 5.35in * .24in
    .22lb
    130.00gr

    Published:

    January 01, 2001

    ISBN:

    9780887546143

    Book Subjects:

    DRAMA / Canadian

    Language:

    eng

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