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Shining a Light: Celebrating 40 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Changed the World

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A collective biography of 40 influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, from Kalpana Chawla to The Rock to Tammy Duckworth, whose historical contributions readers may not know but whose light shines on by Hugo Award nominee Victo Ngai.

Meet forty people who helped change the world in countless ways in this collective biography.

From scientists to sports stars, aerospace engineers to artists, every person shines in this collection. Dynamic portraits portray each person with clever, precise details. Each biography celebrates the determination and courage of people who were on the forefront of changing society.

Using their specific talents, each individual fought for the space for people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to be seen and treated with dignity and respect. Their important legacy lives on today.

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

ISBN: 9798212214032

ISBN-10: 9798212214032

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 03/28/2023 - 12:00am

On Sale: 03/28/2023 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

Biography & Autobiography - Cultural & Regional

Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists

Biography & Autobiography - Women