"Yep sensitively explores the complexities of immigrant culture from several points of view, creates an appealing, diverse cast, and gives his plot both a memorable premise (drawn, as he explains in an afterword, from actual incidents) and a strong, bittersweet ending. (Fiction. 10-13)"
In a poignant sequel to Ribbons (1996), two strangers comfort a lonely old man with a shared, ongoing fantasy.
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