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Honor and duty

Author: Gus Lee
Publisher: New York : Ivy Books, [1995]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kai Ting knows what it means to become an American and lose all that is Chinese. It happened to his father, a former officer in Chiang Kai-shek's army, who never came to terms with his new life in the United States. Now, as a West Point cadet in the 1960s, Kai has a golden chance both to retain his heritage and to become undeniably, gloriously American. But the Point has dangerous preconceptions about Asians,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lee, Gus.
Honor and duty
(DLC) 92042711
(OCoLC)32045465
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gus Lee
ISBN: 9780804151702 0804151709 1322045925 9781322045924
OCLC Number: 888178577
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (434 pages)
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: Gus Lee.
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Kai Ting knows what it means to become an American and lose all that is Chinese. It happened to his father, a former officer in Chiang Kai-shek's army, who never came to terms with his new life in the United States. Now, as a West Point cadet in the 1960s, Kai has a golden chance both to retain his heritage and to become undeniably, gloriously American. But the Point has dangerous preconceptions about Asians, especially as the war in Vietnam escalates. Kai walks on a razor's edge ... and falls into the dark pit of a cheating scandal. Suddenly, he must learn a new tribal behavior, a new etiquette. And his very survival depends on learning it fast ...

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