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The Barbarians are Coming
Sterling Lung is a young Chinese American man struggling to create a separate identity from his parents in the 1970s. His parents are Chinese immigrants, and throughout the novel, we learn more about the hardships his parents endured and see them as individuals with their own histories. Despite his parents' wishes, Sterling goes to culinary school after graduating from college. He specializes in French cuisine, but the New England country club he ...