The Fortunes

The Fortunes

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2017
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Ah Ling: son of a prostitute and a white 'ghost', dispatched from Hong Kong as a boy to make his way alone in 1860s California. Anna Mae Wong: the first Chinese film star in Hollywood, forbidden to kiss a white man on screen. Vincent Chin: killed by a pair of Detroit auto workers in 1982 simply for looking Japanese. John Ling Smith: a half-Chinese writer visiting China for the first time, to adopt a baby girl. Inspired by three figures who lived at pivotal moments in Chinese-American history, and drawing on his own mixed-race experience, Peter Ho Davies plunges us into what it is like to feel, and be treated, like a foreigner in the country you call home.
Publisher: Rearsby, Leicester, W.F. Howes Ltd,, 2017.
Edition: Unabridged MP3 Audio.
Copyright Date: ℗2016
©2016
ISBN: 9781510054684
Characteristics: 1 CD (MP3) (approximately 10 hr., 45 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm.
Additional Contributors: Chen, James (Actor),- Narrator

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