Baba ; A Return to China upon My Father's Shoulders
1995, First edition, first printing. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine, unclipped d/w. This copy presents as new.
Baba (papa in Chinese) recounts the colorful childhood tales of Yang's father, who grew up at a time of great political and social upheaval in China. Behind the protective walls of the House of Yang, Baba is immersed in a world of the legends and colorful characters of village life. Yang's beautiful watercolors accompany each story and create an astonishing personal vision (Kirkus Reviews, pointer). Preface by Amy Tan; illustrations.