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Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir
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Random House Publishing Group 2013
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NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON ABC
  • "Just may be the best new comedy of [the year] . . . based on restaurateur Eddie Huang's memoir of the same name . . . [a] classic fresh-out-of-water comedy."—People

    "Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It's a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all."—Dwight Garner, The New York Times

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER
  • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

    Assimilating ain't easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB ("fresh off the boat") immigrants—his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce protector and constant threat. Young Eddie tried his hand at everything mainstream America threw his way, from white Jesus...
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    NATIONAL BESTSELLER
  • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

    Assimilating ain't easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB ("fresh off the boat") immigrants—his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce protector and constant threat. Young Eddie tried his hand at everything mainstream America threw his way, from white Jesus to macaroni and cheese, but finally found his home as leader of a rainbow coalition of lost boys up to no good: skate punks, dealers, hip-hop junkies, and sneaker freaks. This is the story of a Chinese-American kid in a could-be-anywhere cul-de-sac blazing his way through America's deviant subcultures, trying to find himself, ten thousand miles from his legacy and anchored only by his conflicted love for his family and his passion for food. Funny, moving, and stylistically inventive, Fresh Off the Boat is more than a radical reimagining of the immigrant memoir—it's the exhilarating story of every American outsider who finds his destiny in the margins.

    Praise for Fresh Off the Boat

    "Brash and funny . . . outrageous, courageous, moving, ironic and true."New York Times Book Review

    "Mercilessly funny and provocative, Fresh Off the Boat is also a serious piece of work. Eddie Huang is hunting nothing less than Big Game here. He does everything with style."—Anthony Bourdain

    "Uproariously funny . . . emotionally honest."Chicago Tribune

    "Huang is a fearless raconteur. [His] writing is at once hilarious and provocative; his incisive wit pulls through like a perfect plate of dan dan noodles."Interview

    "Although writing a memoir is an audacious act for a thirty-year-old, it is not nearly as audacious as some of the things Huang did and survived even earlier. . . . Whatever he ends up doing, you can be sure it won't look or sound like anything that's come before. A single, kinetic passage from Fresh Off the Boat . . . is all you need to get that straight."—Bookforum
    From the Hardcover edition.
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