look me in the eye (Review #20!)

Look me in the Eye By John Elder Robison When I first stared learning to write fiction, I was totally enamored with the topic of “voice.” The subject never came up in any of my high school classes nor did I come across in any of my reading. But, in my freshman workshop class all …

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Gold Mountain…book review #19

On Gold Mountain. By Lisa See Quick Plot: Fong See, the family patriarch, immigrated to the United States just after the completion of the railroad around 1870. The fourth son in a family of five, his name means fourth son of Fong, well those immigration officials didn’t get it, and so his family name became …