American Masters

The author of “Crazy Rich Asians” describes Amy Tan’s impact

Clip: 05/03/2021 | 2m 33s  | Video has closed captioning.

Kevin Kwan, the author of “Crazy Rich Asians,” describes how Amy Tan was the first Asian American author he read and how she paved a way forward for other writers of color to tell their stories.

Aired: 05/03/21

Rating: NR

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