By Russell Jeung,Gene Luen Yang
Russell Jeung’s religious memoir stocks the cheerful and infrequently harrowing tales of his lifestyles in East Oakland’s homicide Dubs neighborhood—including scuffling with drug buyers who threatened him, exorcising a spirit owning a youngster, and profitable a landmark housing payment opposed to slumlords with two hundred of his closest Cambodian and Latino friends.
More poignantly, At domestic in Exile weaves in narratives of longing and belonging as Jeung retraces the stairs of his Chinese-Hakka relations and his refugee buddies. within the face of pressured relocation and institutional discrimination, his friends and family resisted time and time back over six generations.
With humor and willing perception, At domestic in Exile may help you notice how residing in exile will remodel your faith.
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At Home in Exile: Finding Jesus among My Ancestors and Refugee Neighbors by Russell Jeung,Gene Luen Yang