I Love Yous Are for White People, A Memoir by Lac Su

Lac Su looks back on his childhood and writes of his family immigrating from Vietnam to Los Angeles. While having to navigate a large cultural divide, he also had to be wary of his father’s high expectations and easy anger. Lac’s story often saddened and shocked me. I think his writing is strongest when he writes of fear, which he had to face far too often. I didn’t like the epilogue because of the change of tone and how it had to cram so much in.

Gwenamon says: Hard to put down


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bookworm, confidante, creative director, cyclist, global wanderer, music lover, shutterbug, shoe shopper, snowboarder, writer, yoga geek. i'm also a very proud mama of a lil mister named james.
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