Publisher: Tyde House Books; First Edition edition (March 23, 2007)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 9.4 MB
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Readers will take pleasure in this memoir approximately conflicting chinese language and American values within the lifetime of a plucky lady who was once born in Hong Kong in 1929. She remembers memorizing Confucian works in her classical fundamental schooling, describes surviving front-line WWII in missionary excessive faculties, and recounts the issues of accomplishing greater schooling within the united states, the place cultural shocks have been mutual. Her past due marriage to a Caucasian, behind schedule by way of cultural conflicts, is a love tale with impressive occasions. the main engaged readers can be these who are looking to comprehend the cultural foundation of the new release hole among chinese language mom and dad and Chinese-American young children. This memoir, in spite of the fact that, is usually an exciting and candid account of a standard upbringing in Hong Kong of the Thirties, of wartime missionary schooling in Southern China in the course of WWII, of immigration hindrances, of melancholy and of cross-cultural marriage. Historians, WWII buffs, psychologists and love tale fans will snap up this booklet.