Book of Plays: The Year of the Dragon barges through the comfortable stereotypes of the Asian American-the quiet, hardworking contented character who keeps to himself, rarely bothering the white community. It is not an 'easy' play. The language is frequently strong, and the bitterness, even when wrapped in some very funny comedy, is unrelenting... But as a portrait of an Asian American's furious struggle for identity, the play is a searing statement, a powerful cry.'Chin, Frank is the author of 'Chickencoop Chinaman and the Year of the Dragon' with ISBN 9780295958330 and ISBN 0295958332.