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Gene Luen Yang

Boxers and Saints

Boxers and Saints

Boxers and Saints Let’s call the whole thing off Where to begin… The Boxer rebellion happened in China around the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century. In a nutshell, Catholicism was spreading throughout China aided by a weak Chinese government. During this time, young Chinese took …

The Monkey's Journey

The Monkey’s Journey

The Monkey’s Journey American Born Chinese written by Gene Luen Yang and published in 2006 is a huge story. In fact it is such a huge story that the presentation of the story is misleading. Maybe I am getting ahead of myself. Actually it is three stories contained in a …