No Good Very Bad Asian

No Good Very Bad Asian

by Leland Cheuk

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Overview


Fiction. Asian & Asian American Studies. Meet Sirius Lee, a fictive famous Chinese American comedian. He's a no good, very bad Asian. He's not good at math (or any other subject, really). He has no interest in finding a 'good Chinese girlfriend.' And he refuses to put any effort into becoming the CEO/Lawyer/Doctor his parents so desperately want him to be. All he wants to do is making people laugh. A cross between Paul Beatty's The Sellout and Jade Chang's The Wangs Vs. The World, NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN follows Sirius from his poor upbringing in the immigrant enclaves of Los Angeles to the loftiest heights of stardom as he struggles with substance abuse and persistent racism despite his fame. Ultimately, when he becomes a father himself, he must come to terms with who he is, where he came from, and the legacy he'll leave behind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781936196999
Publisher: C&R Press
Publication date: 11/01/2019
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Leland Cheuk is the author of the fiction book NO GOOD VERY BAD ASIAN (C&R Press, 2019).

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