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On Gold Mountain (Digital Audiobook)

The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family

By Lisa See, Kate Reading (Narrator)

Publication Date: February 28, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/7/2012)
Paperback (8/27/1996)

Description

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.



About the Author

Lisa See is the New York Times bestsellin­­g author of Peony in Love, Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Flower Net (an Edgar Award nominee), The Interior, and Dragon Bones, as well as the critically acclaimed memoir On Gold Mountain. The Organization of Chinese American Women named her the 2001 National Woman of the Year. She lives in Los Angeles.


From the Compact Disc edition.