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Award-winning american born chinese, penned by gene luen yang and colored by lark pien, is a multinarrative graphic novel about a teenage boy named jin wang who struggles to find and accept his cultural identity. The paperback of the boxers by gene luen yang at barnes american born chinese author gene luen yang brings his clear-eyed storytelling and trademark magical. American born chinese npr coverage of american born chinese by gene luen yang news, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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