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The Way Through By Angela Yang
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Jessica, 10 years old, an American-born Chinese, moved to China with her parents since they lost their jobs in U.S.A. She had experienced culture differences, school challenges, along with new... More > friendship and personal achievement. You would have a taste of the life in Beijing through the eyes of a 10- year-old girl, who has the same age and background as the author.< Less
The Way Through By Angela Ming-Yang
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Jessica, 10 years old, an American-born Chinese, moved to China with her parents since they lost their jobs in U.S.A. She had experienced culture differences, school challenges, along with new... More > friendship and personal achievement. You would have a taste of the life in Beijing through the eyes of a 10- year-old girl, who has the same age and background as the author.< Less
Chronicles of an ABC [Abridged]: 不是雞蛋,不是香蕉 By Diana Jao
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These are the chronicles of an American Born Chinese girl who was given an opportunity to travel from West to East, in order to learn the language of her ancestors. Take a bilingual glimpse into the... More > thoughts and experiences of her life within the United States and abroad. The chronicles are compiled through a series of personal blog posts, journal entries, and vivid pictures, as she shares from a broad range of discoveries: from falling in love to her recent journey to China and back. Bilingual print: Chinese & English< Less
Chronicles of an ABC [Abridged]: 不是雞蛋,不是香蕉 By Diana Jao
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These are the chronicles of an American Born Chinese girl who was given an opportunity to travel from West to East, in order to learn the language of her ancestors. Take a bilingual glimpse into the... More > thoughts and experiences of her life within the United States and abroad. The chronicles are compiled through a series of personal blog posts, journal entries, and vivid pictures, as she shares from a broad range of discoveries: from falling in love to her recent journey to China and back. Bilingual print: Chinese & English< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's 2010 Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's 2010 Nonfiction Prize.< Less
Black Fish: Memoir of a Bad Luck Girl By Angela Tung
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First he told her about the affair. Then he told her about the baby. Her life as she knew it was over. Not just another divorce memoir, BLACK FISH: MEMOIR OF A BAD LUCK GIRL chronicles the... More > relationship between a Chinese woman and a Korean man, both American-born but bound by old world traditions. It "transforms an account of a failed marriage into a work of dark enchantment," says Peter Trachtenberg, author of Seven Tattoos: A Memoir in the Flesh. "This is a memoir that spares no one, least of all its unblinking narrator, who records the breakup in prose as clear and bitter as medicine and as beguiling as a dream." BLACK FISH was a finalist for Graywolf Press's Nonfiction Prize.< Less
LI CH'ING-CHAO: REMEMBERED By Jean Elizabeth Ward
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Li was born in Licheng; her father was a friend of Su Shi. Before she married Zhao Mingcheng in 1101, her poetry was already well known with elite circles. The couple shared an interest in art... More > collecting, and they lived in the province Shandong. After he began his official career, he was often an absent husband. This inspired some of Li Qingzhao’s love poems. They both collected books, and shared a love of reading and writing poetry. They also wrote about bronze artifacts of the Shang and Zhou dynasties. The Northern Song capital of Kaifeng fell in 1126 to the Jurchens. Fighting took place in Shandong and their house was burned. When they fled to Nanjing, where they lived for a year, they were able to take many of their possessions. Zhao died in 1129, which was a cruel blow on Li, One she never recovered from; she considered it her responsibility to keep what was left of their collection safe. Li described her married life, and the turmoil of her flight in Hou hsu.< Less
LI CH'ING-CHAO: REMEMBERED By Jean Elizabeth Ward
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Li was born in Licheng; her father was a friend of Su Shi. Before she married Zhao Mingcheng in 1101, her poetry was already well known with elite circles. The couple shared an interest in art... More > collecting, and they lived in the province Shandong. After he began his official career, he was often an absent husband. This inspired some of Li Qingzhao’s love poems. They both collected books, and shared a love of reading and writing poetry. They also wrote about bronze artifacts of the Shang and Zhou dynasties. The Northern Song capital of Kaifeng fell in 1126 to the Jurchens. Fighting took place in Shandong and their house was burned. When they fled to Nanjing, where they lived for a year, they were able to take many of their possessions. Zhao died in 1129, which was a cruel blow on Li, One she never recovered from; she considered it her responsibility to keep what was left of their collection safe. Li described her married life, and the turmoil of her flight in Hou hsu.< Less
Promise Kept By Cynthia Syers
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A very personal Memoir by an elderly Chinese-born American whose intent in setting her thoughts on paper: for the generations to come in her family, so they would not have just a family chronicle but... More > a tale of love in keeping a promise made to her Mother. Autobiographies of this class are often feared by family members but not so with Promise Kept, for while she does not conceal the thorns inherent in the pathways of a family's life her heart's intent clearly displays a bounty of roses and the perfume of their beauty. A moving tale of love, courage, and determination spanning half the globe...from mainland China, to WWII Japan before and during the occupational years, to Post-war America as a soldier's bride, and the following years raising a family in New Jersey while keeping a very special promise. Autobiographies like this one come but once every few generations...don't miss it!< Less