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
The Rice Room
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Ben Fong-Torres
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-02 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

Praise for the first edition: “Ben Fong-Torres ran and wrote the music section of Rolling Stone and at the same time kept his other foot in the dark, secret world of San Francisco’s Chinatown. It’s an amazing story.”—Jann Wenner “A poignant examination of Ben’s life. I couldn’t put it down.
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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Categories: American literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1949 - Publisher:

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A History of California Literature
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Blake Allmendinger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This History explores the historical periods, literary genres, and cultural movements of California.