When East Meets West on the Page: Author Gish Jen Discusses 'Tiger Writing'

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When Chinese American writer Gish Jen read her father's autobiography it sparked her to explore a tension in her own life that she's long written about in her fiction. She calls it her "struggle between Emerson and Confucius."

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