Good place to start,a nd filled with good contemporary samples.
It is easy to relate to David's pain and I was inspired to see what he did with that pain and to read about the many remarkable things he has done with this life.
I like how he is able to write about Chinese people without using any stereotypes at all.
good interesting collection
but very old
contemporary poetry should be included in such collections
overall is good book for literature lovers
David and his historical recollections are a treasure. "Stranger" brings to life an era of activism that defined the 60s and 70s: messy, painful, exciting and necessary. Read morePublished 14 months ago by R. Miranda
A very good book, with a good story. And very a very realistic story at that! Laurence Yep writes wonderful books and I can't wait to buy more.Published 21 months ago by Arcee Medicbot
Growing up different was very difficult for me. Seeing how David Mixner managed to be on the natinal political scene was interesting. Read morePublished on March 11, 2012 by WhoSays
I'll admit it, I cried when I read this book. I have a sister who dances and this book reminded me of her excitement when she moved up to using toe shoes--as well as the pain that... Read morePublished on March 28, 2006 by Chamari
I just have to say that I find it amusing that the professional reviewers of this book (cited on Amazon) find this book cliche, mediocre or not up to Laurence Yep's normal level. Read morePublished on November 11, 2005 by M C