Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters

Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters

by Sasha Su-Ling Welland

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780742553132
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/25/2006
Series: Asian Voices Series
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Sasha Su-Ling Welland has woven together the remarkable lives of her grandmother and great-aunt in this biography. She is assistant professor of anthropology and women studies at the University of Washington.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Departure
Part I: Moving House
Chapter 1: Origins
Chapter 2: Ambition
Chapter 3: Disappointment
Chapter 4: Courtyards
Chapter 5: Mountains and Walls
Part II: Casting Off
Chapter 6: Lessons
Chapter 7: Mist
Chapter 8: Amid Ghosts
Chapter 9: In the Streets
Chapter 10: Romance
Chapter 11: Gatherings
Chapter 12: Modern Medicine
Chapter 13: Crescent Moon
Part III: Seeking a Mooring
Chapter 14: Arrival
Chapter 15: Adrift
Chapter 16: Souvenirs
Chapter 17: The Entangling Net
Chapter 18: Rice Porridge
Chapter 19: War Letters
Chapter 20: An American Home
Chapter 21: Wandering
Chapter 22: The Chinese House
Epilogue: Return

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