On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family

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Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Vintage
Publish Date
Pages
464
Dimensions
5.19 X 8.01 X 1.06 inches | 1.04 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780307950390

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About the Author

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of Shanghai Girls, Peony in Love, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Flower Net (an Edgar Award nominee), The Interior and Dragon Bones. She wrote the libretto for the Los Angeles Opera adaptation of On Gold Mountain and served as curator for the Autry Museum of Western Heritage's exhibit On Gold Mountain: A Chinese American Experience, also featured at the Smithsonian Institute. The Organization of Chinese American Women named her the 2001 National Woman of the Year. She lives in Los Angeles.

Reviews

"Lovingly rendered. . . . A vivid tableau of a family and an era." --People

"Terrific stuff. . . . The See family's adventures would be incredible if On Gold Mountain were fiction." --The New York Times Book Review

"Weaves together fascinating family anecdotes, imaginative details, and the historical details of immigrant life. . . . Enviably entertaining." --Amy Tan

"Astonishing. . . . as engagingly readable as any novel. . . . comprehensive and exhaustively researched." --Los Angeles Times Book Review