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Fifth Chinese daughter

Author: Jade Snow Wong
Publisher: New York, Harper [1950]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Jade Snow Wong grew up in a traditional Chinese family in San Francisco's pre-World War II Chinatown. It was a world in which wives were introduced by their husbands as "my inferior woman," rules were taught with corporal punishment, and home life was literally connected to the family business. She becomes determined to go to college and gain more independence than she has been taught to expect. Her decision sets  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wong, Jade Snow.
Fifth Chinese daughter.
New York, Harper [1950]
(DLC) 50009740
(OCoLC)231642
Named Person: Jade Snow Wong; Jade Snow Wong
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jade Snow Wong
OCLC Number: 567774237
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 246 pages) illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: [Autobiography] With illus. by Kathryn Uhl.

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Jade Snow Wong grew up in a traditional Chinese family in San Francisco's pre-World War II Chinatown. It was a world in which wives were introduced by their husbands as "my inferior woman," rules were taught with corporal punishment, and home life was literally connected to the family business. She becomes determined to go to college and gain more independence than she has been taught to expect. Her decision sets off a balancing process between cultures that Jade Snow Wong, in correct Chinese third person, explores with humor, reverence, and philosophical insight.

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