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The girl from Purple Mountain

love, honor, war, and one family"s journey from China to America

by May-Lee Chai

  • 387 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chai, Ruth Tsao,
  • Chinese Americans -- Biography,
  • China -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMay-Lee Chai and Winberg Chai.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsChai, Winberg.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 306 p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245804M
    ISBN 100312268084
    LC Control Number2001017425

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