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The Fortunes

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By: Peter Ho Davies;

Language: English

Quality: Like New

Genre: Historical fiction, Novel,

ISBN: 9780340980255

SKU: BE500578896383

Pages: 351

Description: Ah Ling: Son Of A Prostitute And A White 'ghost', Dispatched From Hong Kong As A Boy To Make His Way Alone In 1860s California. Anna Mae Wong: The First Chinese Film Star In Hollywood, Forbidden To Kiss A White Man On Screen. Vincent Chin: Killed By A Pair Of Detroit Auto Workers In 1982 Simply For Looking Japanese. John Ling Smith: A Half-chinese Writer Visiting China For The First Time, To Adopt A Baby Girl. Inspired By Three Figures Who Lived At Pivotal Moments In Chinese-american History, And Drawing On His Own Mixed-race Experience, Peter Ho Davies Plunges Us Into What It Is Like To Feel, And Be Treated, Like A Foreigner In The Country You Call Home. Ranging From The Mouth Of The Pearl River To The Land Of Golden Opportunity, This Remarkable Novel Spans 150 Years To Tell A Tale Of Familial Bonds Denied And Fragmented, Of Tenacity And Pride, Of Prejudice And The Universal Need To Belong.