On Gold Mountain by Lisa See audiobook

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

By Lisa See
Read by Kate Reading

Random House Audio 9780312119973
18.10 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780307943927

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. 82 photos.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

A Wall Street Journal bestseller

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world. 82 photos.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Astonishing…As engagingly readable as any novel…Comprehensive and exhaustively researched.” Los Angeles Times Book Review
“Weaves together fascinating family anecdotes, imaginative details, and the historical details of immigrant life…Enviably entertaining.” Amy Tan
“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.” New York Times Book Review
Astonishing....A comprehensive and exhaustively researched account of a Chinese-American family...that juggles such explosive elements as race, class, tradition, prejudice, poverty, and great wealth in new and relatively unexpected combinations. The Los Angeles Times

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Author Bio: Lisa See

Author Bio: Lisa See

Lisa See is the New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including Dreams of Joy, which made the #1 New York Times bestsellers list. She was honored as National Woman of the Year by the Organization of Chinese American Women in 2001 and was the recipient of the Chinese American Museum’s History Makers Award in 2003.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 18.10
Audience: Adult
Language: English