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Chinatown family

Lin, Yutang

Chinatown family

a novel

by Lin, Yutang

  • 176 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

1

Statementby Lin Yutang.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL"2781"N2"C4"1949
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p.
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20202401M

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In Chinatown Family, he brings humor and wisdom to issues of culture, race, and religion as he tells the engrossing and heart-warming story of an immigrant, working-class Chinese American family that settled in New York City during the s and s.5/5(2).

Lin Yutang (), author of more than thirty-five books, was arguably the most distinguished Chinese American writer of the twentieth century. In Chinatown Family, he brings humor and wisdom 3/5(1). However, I was "confused" by the subtitle, "a family memoir of chinatwon".

I expect that the book mainly describes the author's family history, rather than concerns on the hisotry of Chinatown history.

One person found this helpful out of 5 stars "Tea that Burns": After an hour you're hungry again/5(6). Chinatown Family is a novel by Lin Yutang set in New York City's Chinatown of the s and s, concerning the experiences of the Fongs, a Chinese-American family in becoming successful by hard work and endurance in a sometimes less than welcoming : Lin Yutang.

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This recently reprinted novel recounts the story of an ordinary family in New York's Chinatown. Tom Fong came to the U.S., as did so many Chinese, to help build the transcontinental railroad. When the project was completed, he was left penniless and traveled to New York to work in a laundry and earn money to bring his family to America/5(1).

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Lin Yutang (), author of more than thirty-five books, was arguably the most distinguished Chinese American writer of the twentieth century. In Chinatown Family, he brings humor and wisdom to issues of culture, race, and religion as he tells the engrossing and heart-warming story of an immigrant, working-class Chinese American family that settled in.

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In Chinatown Family, he brings humor and wisdom to issues of culture, race, and religion as he tells the engrossing and heart-warming story of an immigrant, working-class Chinese American family that settled in New York City during the s and : Rutgers University Press.

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New York, J. Day Co. [] (OCoLC)Lin Yutang (Chinese: 林語堂 ; Octo – Ma ) was a Chinese inventor, linguist, novelist, philosopher, and translator. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the mater: Saint John's University.