I Hotel

by Karen Tei Yamashita

I Hotel (Paperback, 2010, Coffee House Press)
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Paperback, 613 pages

English language

Published Mar 22nd 2010 by Coffee House Press.

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A multi-voiced fusion of prose, playwriting, graphic art, and philosophy that spins an epic tale of America’s struggle for civil rights as it played out in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Divided into ten novellas, one for each year, I Hotel begins in 1968, when Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy were assassinated, students took to the streets, the Vietnam War raged, …


  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- Fiction
  • Asian Americans -- Fiction
  • Nineteen seventies -- Fiction
  • Nineteen sixties -- Fiction
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Fiction