“The swordswoman and I are not so dissimilar. …What we have in common are the words at our backs. … And I have so many words—”Chink” words and “gook” words too–that they do not fit on my skin.” – Maxine Hong Kingston

“The swordswoman and I are not so dissimilar. …What we have in common are the words at our backs. … And I have so many words—”Chink” words and “gook” words too–that they do not fit on my skin.” – Maxine Hong Kingston

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