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Title East to America : Korean American life stories / [edited by] Elaine H. Kim, Eui-Young Yu.
Imprint New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, [1996]

Subject Korean Americans -- Interviews.
Korean Americans -- Social life and customs.
Oral history.
Alt Name Kim, Elaine H.
Yu, Eui-Young.
Description xxii, 386 pages : map ; 25 cm
Note Contains edited transcriptions of interviews conducted by Kim and Yu presented as oral histories.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-386).
ISBN 1565842979
OCLC # 32778918
Table of Contents
 Urban Impressionist / K.W. Lee1
 Dirty Laundry / Stella Soon-Hi Koh25
 War Zone / Dong Hwan Ku36
 Launched / Imjung Kwuon42
 Revitalizing America / Tong Sun Lim54
 Hot Pepper / "Maeun Koch'u"63
 Spiritual Tension / Kyong-Ae Price73
 Multiple-Box Person / Dredge Kang81
 Causal Connection / Doh-An Kim90
 Distorted History / Eun Sik Yang97
 Tasting America / Sung Yong Park107
 Chino / Kyu [Min] Lee114
 Starting From Zero / Kathy Kim129
 Dragon / Sean Suh139
 Tommy's Mother / Brenda Paik Sunoo146
 Away From the Center / Richard Chung154
 A Humble Messenger / Kyung-Ja Lee164
 A Seeker and a Fighter / Youn Jae Kim174
 Strong Determination / Han Choi Hong180
 No Spokesperson / Hyun Yi Kang187
 House of Haesun / Y. Chang195
 Getting Real / Paul Kim207
 Cruise Control / Alexander Hull219
 Head of Household / Serena Choi230
 Non-Traditional and Korean / Sandy Lee236
 Second Homeland / Young Soon Han244
 Love Letter From a Stranger / Yanny Rhee252
 Hanging Onto My Dream / James Ryu260
 One Chapter a Day / Nataly Kim266
 Man of the House / James Park274
 Pilgrimage / Jay Kun Yoo282
 Born to Be a Soldier / Young Kim294
 Adopted / Janine Bishop306
 Black and Korean / Kook Kim Dean314
 Year of the Sheep / Kun Soo Kang322
 A Higher Ground / Young Shin329
 Perpetually Marginal / Sookhee Choe Kim336
 As American as Possible / Bong Hwan Kim342
 Appendix A Elaine H. Kim353
 Appendix B Eui-Young Yu359
 Appendix C Brief Overview of Korean and Korean American History363

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