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2018.033.001 The Family Journey of Maxine Hong Kingston

This is an oral history interview with Maxine Hong Kinston on Nov 15th 2018 by Nancy Yao Maasbach for MOCA Legacy Award tribute video and a family journey. Maxine Hong Kingston born on October 27, 1940, is a Chinese American author and Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley, where she graduated with a BA in English in 1962. Kingston has written three novels and several works of non-fiction about the experiences of Chinese Americans. This interview talked about her family, parents, sibling, her childhood, her education, and her achievement as author and being a Chinese American, as well as her legacy to her granddaughter.





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