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The Asian Mystique: Dragon Ladies, Geisha Girls, and Our Fantasies of the Exotic Orient by Sheridan Prasso [in AsianWeek]

Asian MystiqueHere’s the everyperson – or should that be every non-Asian person’s? – guide to debunking the Asian mystique, written by a non-APA with 15-plus years experience of writing about Asia. While the aware APA won’t learn anything earth-shattering, the book’s examination of absurd
stereotypes is entertaining. The picture of the geisha with Starbucks bag says it all …

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, September 8, 2005

Readers: Adult

Published: 2005


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