Fresh off the boat: A Memoir

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subject_facetHuang, Eddie, -- 1982-
Lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
New York (N.Y.) -- Biography
Restaurateurs -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
Taiwanese Americans -- Biography
Taiwanese Americans -- Ethnic identity
title_displayFresh off the boat : a memoir
title_fullFresh Off the Boat A Memoir
Fresh off the boat : a memoir / Eddie Huang
title_shortFresh off the boat
title_subA Memoir
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Cooking & Food
Ethnic identity
Huang, Eddie
Lawyers
Nonfiction
Restaurateurs
Sociology
Taiwanese Americans