In critically acclaimed novels such as “Mona in the Promised Land” and “World and Town,” Gish Jen explores the sense of being between two worlds that the children of immigrants often experience. Jen looks directly at how that feeling has shaped her work in “Tiger Writing: Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self” (Harvard Univ., $18.95), first delivered as last year’s...
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