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Big Little Man

In Search of My Asian Self

Big Little Man( )
Author: Tizon, Alex
ISBN:978-0-544-23285-3
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's memoir--an intimate look at the mythology, experience, and psyche of the Asian American male--including an extraordinary posthumous coda, "My Family's Slave"

Author Biography
Tizon, Alex (Author)
Tomas Alexander Tizon was born in Manila, the Philippines on October 30, 1959. He moved to Los Angeles, California with his family in 1964. He received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Oregon and a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University in 1986, which was also the year he joined The Seattle Times. In 1997, he shared a Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting with Eric Nalder and Deborah Nelson for articles about problems facing a Department of Housing and Urban Development program to help Native Americans build homes. He was later the Seattle bureau chief at The Los Angeles Times. He left The Los Angeles Times in 2008. In 2011, he began teaching at the University of Oregon in Eugene and writing freelance articles for national publications including The Atlantic. His memoir, Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self, was published in 2014. It documented his insecurities and alienation as a Filipino-American. He dead on March 23, 2017 at the age of 57.

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