The Eighth Promise

The Eighth Promise

Author: William Poy Lee

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9781594868115

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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A portrait of the Asian-American experience from the perspective of a mother and son traces the author's childhood in the 1960s housing projects of San Francisco's Chinatown and the disparate views held by both son and mother about such topics as survival, tradition, and culture. 30,000 first printing.
The Eighth Promise
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: William Poy Lee
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-27 - Publisher: Rodale

A portrait of the Asian-American experience from the perspective of a mother and son traces the author's childhood in the 1960s housing projects of San Francisco's Chinatown and the disparate views held by both son and mother about such topics as survival, tradition, and culture. 30,000 first printing.
The Eighth Promise
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: William Poy Lee
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-02-06 - Publisher: Rodale Books

In the best-selling tradition of The Color of Water comes a beautifully written, evocative memoir of a relationship between a mother and son—and the Chinese-American experience In The Eighth Promise, author William Poy Lee gives us a rare view of the Asian-American experience from a mother-son perspective. His moving and
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Language: en
Pages: 424
Authors: Hanoch Sheinman
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-24 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 470
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Categories: Europe
Type: BOOK - Published: 1904 - Publisher:

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Killing for Life
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Carol Mason
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

How can those who seek to protect the "right to life" defend assassination in the name of saving lives? Carol Mason investigates this seeming paradox by examining pro-life literature—both archival material and writings from the front lines of the conflict. Her analysis reveals the apocalyptic thread that is the ideological