1 edition of A village with my name found in the catalog.
A village with my name
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||CT1827.5.T66 T66 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 243 pages|
|Number of Pages||243|
|LC Control Number||2017017823|
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BOOK REVIEW ESSAYS A Village with My Name. A Family History of China’s Opening to the World. By Scott Tong. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pages, ISBN: , Hardcover. Reviewed by Kristin Stapleton. T. o plunge readers into the thick of life at some historical period, memoirs and other personal ac-counts can’t be. In A Village With My Name, acclaimed journalist Scott Tong merges memoir and history, offering an account of regular people living through defining moments in modern China from the start of the 20th century to the present, including the toppling of the monarchy, occupation and war crimes during WWII, mass death, famine, and witch hunts under Communism, the secret expansion of prison labor.
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A Village with My Name offers a unique perspective on the transitions in China through the eyes of regular people who have witnessed such epochal events as the toppling of the Qing monarchy, Japan’s occupation during World War II, exile of political prisoners to forced labor camps, mass death and famine during the Great Leap Forward, market /5(41).
Village with My Name has a nice balance of the personal and historical that I find especially appealing. The book is relatively short but substantial in its own way. Tong's life story felt well-developed despite some of the information gaps he was unable to overcome, and he includes thoughtful insights on China, past and present/5.
A Village with My Name offers a unique perspective on the transitions in China through the eyes of regular people who have witnessed such epochal events as the toppling of the Qing monarchy, Japan’s occupation during World War II, exile of political prisoners to forced labor camps, mass death and famine during the Great Leap Forward, market.
Scott Tong was interviewed at the National Press Club's Book Fair. He talked about his book, [A Village with My Name], on living and working in China.
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About the Book If you find yourself on the wrong side of history, no one tells yours. A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World is longtime public radio journalist Scott Tong’s long view of China’s links to the West, told through the lives of five people across five generations in his own family.
He begins by pursuing the lives of relatives and ancestors. Scott Tong’s immensely readable new book, A Village with My Name: A Family History of China’s Opening to the World, underscores in the most.
A Village with My Name. 58 likes. A Family History of China's Opening to the World. A Village with My Name “ One of the best books on China in a decade a spellbinding and personal portrait by a remarkably gifted storyteller ” — Pietra Rivoli, author of Travels of a.
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While most are English, there's still plenty of different themes and varieties. Book Excerpt: 'A Village With My Name' By Scott Tong. Globalization drifts in and out of fashion, often quickly and without warning. As I write this in earlywe are living in quite a moment.
A Village with My Name. Scott Tong was interviewed at the National Press Club’s Book Fair. He talked about his book, A Village with My Name, on. "A Village With My Name is a rich, subtle, closely observed study of the power of memory (and forgetting) to shape both a family and a nation.
Tong's multigenerational tale of his remarkable clan captures all the contradictions of a China in world-changing metamorphosis.".
A Village With My Name - so much history, so much information, so much perspective, and so personal. This book was a really easy read as he is a wonderful storyteller, and yet because there were so many nuances and bits and pieces of history, it was one that took me 5/5. In his first book, Marketplace correspondent Tong offers a unique look into the lives of his Chinese relatives since the communist takeover in Though the narrative is sometimes confusing as the author runs through the lists of maternal and paternal grandparents and great-grandparents (though the character list at the beginning is helpful), it is particularly interesting in that, as his Author: Scott Tong.
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Thanks you soooooo. A Village With My Name is a remarkable achievement: the writer has overcome his own family’s reluctance to speak about a past punctuated by heart-rending episodes to tell the story of China’s.