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Author Blumberg-Kason, Susan
Title Good Chinese Wife [ebook] : a Love Affair with China Gone Wrong
Publisher Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2014
Descript 1 online resource (352 pages)
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Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Author's Note; Prologue; Chapter 1: A Chance Meeting in Hong Kong; Chapter 2: An Introduction to Chinese Culture; Chapter 3: Entering a Chinese Fairy Tale; Chapter 4: Learning the Chinese Rules of Dating; Chapter 5: Sharing Secrets; Chapter 6: ""China is My Home""; Chapter 7: Chinese New Year in Hidden River; Chapter 8: A Hong Kong Wedding; Chapter 9: Honeymoon in Hong Kong; Chapter 10: Summer Vacation in Hidden River; Chapter 11: Sojourn in Shaghai; Chapter 12: The Train to Suzhou; Chapter 13: A Chinese Wedding Banquet
Chapter 14: Visit from ""Japanese Father""Chapter 15: Women are Dirty; Chapter 16: The Foreign Stepmother; Chapter 17: America, My Exotic Home; Chapter 18: Another Chinese New Year in Hidden River; Chapter 19: The Mysterious Yoshimoto; Chapter 20: At Home in Hong Kong; Chapter 21: Red Alert!; Chapter 22: A Chinese Conception; Chapter 23: Spring in San Francisco; Chapter 24: A Surprise Guest; Chapter 25: A Good Chinese Wife; Chapter 26: The Ex-Wife; Chapter 27: Quiet in Kowloon; Chapter 28: Settling into San Francisco; Chapter 29: At Home in America; Chapter 30: The New Arrival
Chapter 31: The NeighborsChapter 32: Trying Traditions; Chapter 33: A Parental Invasion; Chapter 34: Battling the Tiger Mother; Chapter 35: A Letter from Yoshimoto; Chapter 36: ""Why Do You Need a Mother's Day?""; Chapter 37: Peace at Last; Chapter 38: To Day Care or Not to Day Care?; Chapter 39: Indian Summer; Chapter 40: The Plan; Chapter 41: A Storm is Brewing; Chapter 42: A ""Casual"" Visit to China; Chapter 43: Now or Never; Chapter 44: Planning to Leave; Chapter 45: The Morning of Departure; Chapter 46: Delayed in San Francisco; Chapter 47: Sweet Home Chicago; Epilogue; Acknowledgements
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Summary A stunning memoir of an intercultural marriage gone wrong When Susan, a shy Midwesterner in love with Chinese culture, started graduate school in Hong Kong, she quickly fell for Cai, the Chinese man of her dreams. As they exchanged vows, Susan thought she'd stumbled into an exotic fairy tale, until she realized Cai-and his culture-where not what she thought. In her riveting memoir, Susan recounts her struggle to be the perfect traditional ""Chinese"" wife to her increasingly controlling and abusive husband. With keen insight and heart-wrenching candor, sh
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Subject Blumberg-Kason, Susan -- Marriage
Americans -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography
Abused wives -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography
Intercountry marriage -- China -- Hong Kong
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Genre Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author OverDrive, Inc
ISBN 9781402293368

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