By Russell Jeung,Gene Luen Yang
Russell Jeung’s non secular memoir stocks the cheerful and sometimes harrowing tales of his existence in East Oakland’s homicide Dubs neighborhood—including struggling with drug buyers who threatened him, exorcising a spirit owning a young person, and successful a landmark housing payment opposed to slumlords with two hundred of his closest Cambodian and Latino friends.
More poignantly, At domestic in Exile weaves in narratives of longing and belonging as Jeung retraces the stairs of his Chinese-Hakka relatives and his refugee friends. within the face of pressured relocation and institutional discrimination, his friends and family resisted time and time back over six generations.
With humor and prepared perception, At domestic in Exile can help you spot how dwelling in exile will remodel your faith.
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At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus among My Ancestors and Refugee Neighbors by Russell Jeung,Gene Luen Yang