Students and the general reader will find inspiration in the profiles of Asian Americans who have achieved successful careers in politics and government, often despite impoverished beginnings and racial attacks. For each person, the profile includes summaries of education, awards, and positions held, followed by a profile of his or her life and career, with a list of sources. Nakanishi directs the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA; Wu is a doctoral candidate at the U. of Chicago. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
"An Oryx Book."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-220) and index