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A Chinaman's Chance

One Family's Journey and the Chinese American Dream

by Eric Liu

Hardcover, 230 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $25.99 |

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A Chinaman's Chance
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One Family's Journey and the Chinese American Dream
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The author examines the role of today's Chinese Americans, describing his family's search for identity in the traditions of both countries and reconciling the sometimes opposing views on success, virtue, power and purpose in life.

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