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The bitter sea : coming of age in a China before Mao

Author: Charles N Li
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author documents his childhood in post-World War II China as the son of a wealthy government official, the crippling dissolution of his family's wealth when the Nationalists came to power, and his efforts to become an independent Chinese American.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Li, Charles N., 1940-
Bitter sea.
New York : HarperCollins, ©2008
(OCoLC)679372061
Named Person: Charles N Li; Charles N Li
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles N Li
ISBN: 9780061346644 0061346640 9780061669316 0061669318
OCLC Number: 148725268
Description: x, 283 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Nanjing, 1944-1945 --
The mansion --
The slum --
Shanghai, 1946-1950 --
The metropolis --
The fall of Shanghai --
Hong Kong, 1950-1957 --
Fathers and sons --
Blind ambition --
Teen years in Hong Kong --
A hidden agenda --
Guangzhou, communist China, 1957-1958 --
The reform school --
A rude awakening --
Hong Kong, 1958-1961 --
Vulgar materialism.
Other Titles: Coming of age in a China before Mao
Responsibility: Charles N. Li.
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The author documents his childhood in post-World War II China as the son of a wealthy government official, the crippling dissolution of his family's wealth when the Nationalists came to power, and his efforts to become an independent Chinese American.

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