In this essay Professor Chon reviews Chinese Women Traversing Diaspora: Memoirs, Essays, and Poetry. Chinese Women Traversing Diaspora is the second volume of a series on the theme of "Gender, Culture, and Global Politics." Professor Sharon Hom, who edited this volume, deliberately contextualizes the "I" and "we" that supply the narrative voice and subject in each of these works as specific ethnic, gendered, and generational locations within Asian America. However, Professor Chon illustrates how this anthology is not so much about the "I" as it is about the "we." Professor Horn is engaged in a project of excavating individual histories so as to enlarge the zone of group choice.
Being Between: A Review of CHINESE WOMEN TRAVERSING DIASPORA: MEMOIRS, ESSAYS, AND POETRY, 17 LOY. L.A. ENT. L.J. 571