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Author Tong, Scott, author
Title A Village with My Name [ebook] : A Family History of China's Opening to the World / Scott Tong
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2017
Copyright ©2017
Descript 1 online resource (272 pages)
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Note List of the Characters Preface Part 1 The Great Opening 1 Secrets of the Tong Village 2 Revenge of the Peasants from Tong East 3 Foreign Exchange: Student Life, Tokyo Wife 4 The Nanjing Glee Club and a Revolution for Girls 5 Genealogies and Corrections: We Regret the Error 6 The Communist Mole in the School Part 2 The Great Interruption 7 The Day the Japanese War Devils Came 8 Lost and Found: Grandmother's Voice on Cassette 9 The Wartime Collaborator in Our Family 10 From Prison to Mao's Gulag 11 The Brother Left Behind in the War 12 Cursed by Overseas Relations Part 3 The Great Resumption 13 My Cousin and His Shanghai Buick 14 Lonely and Smothered: The Only Child 15 Daughters for Sale Epilogue Sources Index
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Summary When journalist Scott Tong moved to Shanghai, his assignment was to start up the first full-time China bureau for "Marketplace, "the daily business and economics program on public radio stations across the United States. But for Tong the move became much more₇it offered the opportunity to reconnect with members of his extended family who had remained in China after his parents fled the communists six decades prior. By uncovering the stories of his family's history, Tong discovered a new way to understand the defining moments of modern China and its long, interrupted quest to go global.--
Subject Tong family
Tong family.
Families -- China -- History -- 20th century
Chinese American families -- History -- 20th century
China -- History -- 20th century
Chinese American families.
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Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9780226339054

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