Series Foreword Darrell Y. Hamamoto
Chapter 1 Hometown: In the Shadow of San Francisco
American Dream, Chinatown Branch
A "Manong" with Magical Hands
Chapter 2 Family: From Agrarianism to Cyberspace
Finding Sacred Ground
Traditions: Old and New
"Rock On, Mr. President"
Chapter 3 History: From Exclusion to Confusion
Conquering Frontiers and Barriers
Wong Is an American Name
The "Forgotten Holocaust"
Healing Wounds, or Opening Them?
The Price of Memories
Chapter 4 Immigration: Huddled Masses
Still Searching for Gold Mountain
Downsize Your SUV
Se Habla English
Chapter 5 Identity and Acculturation: Visibly Invisible
A State of Mind
So That's Why I Can't Lose Weight
A Tumultuous World in Transition
"We Lost a Country"
Who's a Bonehead Now?
Minnesota Chow Mein
Best Friend or Best Meal?
Violating the Crustacean Creed
Parenting, Chinese Style
The American Nightmare
Chapter 6 Anti-Asian Racism: Forever Foreigners
"The Boat People Own Everything"
Learning from the Vincent Chin Case
Escaping Racism: No Way Out
The Golden State of Bigotry
Swastikas in the Sunset
I Am a Gook
Chapter 7 Class: Yin and Yang
Picking on the Most Vulnerable
New Global Capitalists
An Obnoxious Status Quest
The Rich Can Be Nice Too
Exploiting Our Own
Chapter 8 Affirmative Action: The Myth of Meritocracy
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Calling for Magician Administrators
The Selfish Versus the Altruists
When Values Collide
Chapter 9 Gender: He Said, She Said
The "Hottest" Dating Trend
Hiding Behind a Cultural Defense
The Hero of Asian Men
Chapter 10 Race Relations: Why Can't We All Get Along?
Just Who Is the Victim Here?
Plenty of Blame to Go Around
Yellow Pride Versus Multiculturalism
Beyond Black and White
Chapter 11 Politics: A Seat at the Table
Right Man, Wrong Time
Race and Ideology: Bumping into One Another
An Asian American "Mr. Fixit"
Riding a Yellow Wave
A Common Human Affliction
A Question of Loyalty
Trolling for the Big Fish
Chapter 12 Crime: Bang, Bang, You're Dead
"It Makes You Feel Special"
The Model Minority Criminal
Born to Kill
Chapter 13 Stars: I AM Somebody
Forbidden in More Ways Than One
The Connie Chung Syndrome
Kowtowing to the Queen
The Politics of a Bond Film
The News Media: Only Getting Part of It