On Gold Mountain: A Family Memoir of Love, Struggle and Survival

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'Weaves together fascinating family anecdotes, imaginative details, and the historical details of immigrant life ... Enviably entertaining' Amy Tan 'Astonishing...A comprehensive and exhaustively researched account of a Chinese-American family...that juggles such explosive elements as race, class, tradition, prejudice, poverty, and great wealth in new and relatively unexpected combinations' Los Angeles Times 'Lovingly rendered ... a vivid tableau of a family and an era' People '[See] has done a gallant job of fashioning anecdote, fable and fact into an engaging account' The New York Times Book Review

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In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather left China in search of riches on the 'Gold Mountain', the Chinese name for the promised land of America. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws that prohibited unions between the races. Through sheer endeavour and entrepreneurial genius he became one of the most successful Chinese men in the country. Over the decades, each generation of the See family strived to grasp their dreams, realise their ambitions and overcome their disappointments and sorrows. This sweeping chronicle of five generations of a Chinese-American family encompasses stories of adventure and heartache, racism and romance, secret marriages and sibling rivalries. On Gold Mountain is a powerful social history of two cultures meeting in a new world.

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See, Lisa
Editorial: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom (2009)
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Descripción Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In 1867, Lisa See s great-great-grandfather left China in search of riches on the Gold Mountain , the Chinese name for the promised land of America. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws that prohibited unions between the races. Through sheer endeavour and entrepreneurial genius he became one of the most successful Chinese men in the country. Over the decades, each generation of the See family strived to grasp their dreams, realise their ambitions and overcome their disappointments and sorrows. This sweeping chronicle of five generations of a Chinese-American family encompasses stories of adventure and heartache, racism and romance, secret marriages and sibling rivalries. On Gold Mountain is a powerful social history of two cultures meeting in a new world. Nº de ref. de la librería KNV9780747599074

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Descripción Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2009. Estado de conservación: New. 2009. Paperback. A fascinating memoir of a Chinese-American family by the bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 350. A Family Memoir of Love, Struggle and Survival. 432 pages, Illustrations. A fascinating memoir of a Chinese-American family by the bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BM. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight: 346. . . . . . . Nº de ref. de la librería V9780747599074

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Descripción Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, United Kingdom, 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 194 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In 1867, Lisa See s great-great-grandfather left China in search of riches on the Gold Mountain , the Chinese name for the promised land of America. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws that prohibited unions between the races. Through sheer endeavour and entrepreneurial genius he became one of the most successful Chinese men in the country. Over the decades, each generation of the See family strived to grasp their dreams, realise their ambitions and overcome their disappointments and sorrows. This sweeping chronicle of five generations of a Chinese-American family encompasses stories of adventure and heartache, racism and romance, secret marriages and sibling rivalries. On Gold Mountain is a powerful social history of two cultures meeting in a new world. Nº de ref. de la librería KNV9780747599074

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Descripción Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Estado de conservación: New. 2009. Paperback. A fascinating memoir of a Chinese-American family by the bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight in Grams: 350. A Family Memoir of Love, Struggle and Survival. 432 pages, Illustrations. A fascinating memoir of a Chinese-American family by the bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: BM. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 29. Weight: 346. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Nº de ref. de la librería V9780747599074

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Descripción 2009. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 1st. 129mm x 198mm x 26mm. Paperback. In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather left China in search of riches on the 'Gold Mountain', the Chinese name for the promised land of America. His son Fong See later built a mercant.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 432 pages. 0.348. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780747599074

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Descripción Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, On Gold Mountain: A Family Memoir of Love, Struggle and Survival, Lisa See, In 1867, Lisa See's great-great-grandfather left China in search of riches on the 'Gold Mountain', the Chinese name for the promised land of America. His son Fong See later built a mercantile empire and married a Caucasian woman, in spite of laws that prohibited unions between the races. Through sheer endeavour and entrepreneurial genius he became one of the most successful Chinese men in the country. Over the decades, each generation of the See family strived to grasp their dreams, realise their ambitions and overcome their disappointments and sorrows. This sweeping chronicle of five generations of a Chinese-American family encompasses stories of adventure and heartache, racism and romance, secret marriages and sibling rivalries. On Gold Mountain is a powerful social history of two cultures meeting in a new world. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780747599074

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