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Robinson suggests that 'Cho's work reflects back the problematic nature of identity, particularly in response to migration. But the book also speaks of other kinds of transitions - adolescence, sexual awakening, shifting familial relationships, employment - and the questions they raise about who we are. Cho demonstrates that when uncertainty arises, sometimes meaning is made and identity formed through nothing more substantial than story: "I said that, according to various myths and popular stories, morphing is accomplished via touch … that was no problem because myths and popular stories were also on television" (138). This is social commentary, cultural critique, and rollicking adventure through pop culture.'

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