|Listening Length||4 hours and 20 minutes|
|Audible.com Release Date||January 28, 2020|
|Publisher||Random House Audio|
Is Chinatown Interior 2nd person?
The novel is written from Willis Wu’s second person point of view. While Willis is the protagonist of Interior Chinatown, he feels incapable of claiming his identity, experiences, and thus his own story. The second person vantage, therefore, enacts Willis’s feelings of detachment from his authentic self.
What is Gittes last line in Chinatown?
The great film noir Chinatown (made by Roman Polanski in 1974) ended with a suitably bleak and cynical last line when an associate of the Los Angeles private detective JJ Gittes (Jack Nicholson) says of the corruption in 1930s Los Angeles: “Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown.”
How many Asians live in Chinatown?
The majority of Chinatown’s population (54,650 people) is of Asian descent compared with the city’s overall Asian population of 10%. 50,141 of these people are foreign born, comprising about 59% of Chinatown’s population.