|Plot Summary of Say Uncle! Life in DC With My Filipino Uncles|
|"Say Uncle! is the story of growing up in the Nation's Capital in the 50s and 60s with 10 Filipino Uncles. You'll discover why these immigrants came to America from Manila, Pangasinan, Marinduque, Cavite and La Union between the years 1913 to 1961."
Gene Smith, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Say Uncle! Life in DC With My Filipino Uncles|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)
- Asian, other
- immigrant story
If this is a culture clash:
- family young v. old guard
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- Other Asian
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
Commentary on society?
- a lot of flashback and forwards
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
If this is a kid's book:
- Age 16-Adult
- A few 1-5 B&W
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 0-25% of book
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Nita Mondonedo Smith Resident Scholar Profiles|
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