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Asian Americans: Famous Asian Americans
Biographies and collective biographies on Asian Americans
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Title: Yo-Yo Ma: a Cello Superstar Brings Music to the World
Author: Chippendale, Lisa A.
ISBN: 0766022862
Call Number: 787.3092 M12C
Notes: A biography of the world famous cellist, born in France to Chinese parents who then immigrated to New York.

 
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Title: Lives of Notable Asian Americans: Literature and Education
Author: Chiu, Christina
ISBN: 0791021823
Call Number: 973.0495 C449L
Notes: This comprehensive series on Asian Americans also covers notables in business, politics, sports, arts, and entertainment.

 
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Title: I'm the One That I Want
Author: Cho, Margaret
ISBN: 0345440137
Call Number: 792.028 C45ii
Notes: An autobiography from the famous and provocative Korean American comedian.

 
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Title: The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey Without Borders
Author: Duus, Masayo
ISBN: 069112096X
Call Number: 730.924 N689D
Notes: This career of this prominent Japanese American sculptor spanned six decades.

 
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Title: Amy Tan, Author of the Joy Luck Club
Author: Kramer, Barbara
ISBN: 0894906992
Call Number: 813 T153ZK
Notes: Learn about the life of Chinese American author Amy Tan, whose book The Joy Luck Club has become an American classic.

 
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Title: Operation Yao Ming : the Chinese Sports Empire, American Big Business, and the Making of an NBA Superstar
Author: Larmer, Brook
ISBN: 1592400787
Call Number: 796.323 Y18L
Notes: Yao Ming of the Houston Rockets is currently the tallest player in the NBA at 7 feet, 6 inches.

 
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Title: Famous Asian Americans
Author: Morey, Janet
ISBN: 0525650806
Call Number: 920.0092 M818F
Notes: Illustrated with photographs, this book covers the lives of 14 well-known Asian Americans, including Connie Chung, Michael Chang, Jose Aruego, An Wang and Ellison Onizuka.

 
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Title: Vera Wang
Author: Todd, Anne M.
ISBN: 0791092720
Call Number: 746.9209 W1835T
Notes: A life of the prominent fashion designer, best known for her designer wedding gowns.

 
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Title: I.M. Pei : a Profile in American Architecture
Author: Wiseman, Carter
ISBN: 0810937093
Call Number: 720.92 P35W
Notes: Chinese American I.M. Pei is considered one of the most successful architects of the 20th century.