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An ocean apart, a world away : a novel

Author: Lensey Namioka
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Delacorte Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the odds facing her decision to become a doctor in 1920's Nanking, China, teenaged Yanyan leaves her family to study at Cornell University where, along with hard work, she finds prejudice and loneliness as well as friendship and a new sense of accomplishment.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lensey Namioka
ISBN: 0385730020 9780385730020 0385900538 9780385900539
OCLC Number: 49972049
Notes: Companion volume to: Ties that bind, ties that break.
Description: 197 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Lensey Namioka.
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Despite the odds facing her decision to become a doctor in 1920's Nanking, China, teenaged Yanyan leaves her family to study at Cornell University where, along with hard work, she finds prejudice and loneliness as well as friendship and a new sense of accomplishment.

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by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-16) Good Permalink

      Post revolutionary Chinese girl deals with stereotypes both at home and abroad as a college student in America. References to historical events such as the Manciturian Dynasty, 1911 Revolution , foriegn occupation of China and Chinese traditions such as the role of women....
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