The last time I was in my fave. used bookstore, the owner recommended The Woman Warrior. I have been skeptical about this book for like ever, but for some reason I just looked it up again, I think after perusing some archived college syllabi. And for once, it looks interesting to me. I love the book's opening line: "You must not tell anyone," my mother said, "what I am about to tell you. In China, your father had a sister who killed herself." I think I will eventually give this book a shot. It is considered creative non fiction, as it cannot really be 100 percent memoir, as the author, Maxine Hong Kingston dabbles (wrong word, prolly) with myth and the like.
From the syllabus where I saw this book, there were others. The syllabus is from Columbia and it is from an undergrad. course: