Paper Son

Paper Son

One Man's Story

eBook - 2000
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"In this memoir, Tung Pok Chin casts light on the largely hidden experience of those Chinese who immigrated to this country with false documents during the Exclusion era. Although scholars have pieced together their history, first-person accounts are rare and fragmented; many of the so-called "Paper Sons" lived out their lives in silent fear of discovery. Chin's story speaks for the many Chinese who worked in urban laundries and restaurants, but it also introduces an unusually articulate man's perspective on becoming a Chinese American."--Jacket.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9781592138128
1592138128
Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 147 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Chin, Winifred C. 1952-

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