Fortunate Sons

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Fortunate Sons

The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization

By Liel Leibovitz; Matthew Miller

W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393070040, 319pp.

Publication Date: February 14, 2011

Drawing on diaries, letters, and other first-person accounts, Fortunate Sons tells a remarkable tale, weaving together the dramas of personal lives with the momentous thrust of a nation reborn. Shedding light on a crucial yet largely unknown period in China's history, Fortunate Sons provides insight into the issues concerning that nation today, from its struggle toward economic supremacy to its fraught relationship with the United States.