The Woman Warrior

  • by Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Narrated by Ming-Na
  • 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Acclaimed author Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior broke new ground when it was first published 35 years ago, weaving autobiography, history, folklore, and fantasy in to a candid and revelatory story about the daughter of Chinese immigrants in mid-20th century California.
Now in audio for the first time, The Woman Warrior is read by television and movie star Ming-Na (ER, Mulan) in a performance that captures the book’s amazing spectrum of hope, longing, fear, and strength.
Kingston, winner of the National Book Award and National Humanities Medal, beautifully mixes reality and fantasy in relating her experience growing up a stranger in America and an outsider to her family’s history in China. Thanks to the author’s unique storytelling style and voice, this book remains one of the most commonly taught college texts in America. Hear it performed here for the first time.


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Customer Reviews

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Really fantastic!

Well worth listening and re-listening to! I found the story held me captive and the voice transported me into the narrative.
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- LuLuFly

Book Details

  • Release Date: 18-01-2011
  • Publisher: Audible Studios