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Cultural CuriosityThirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots$
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Josephine Khu

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520223400

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520223400.001.0001

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A Yellow American in China

A Yellow American in China

(p.160) A Yellow American in China
Cultural Curiosity

Brad Wong

University of California Press

Brad Wong narrates his visit to his grandfather's village in Long An, just a few miles outside Taishan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. He details his feelings and discoveries during his visit, and also tells of how his family moved to the United States and obtained U.S. citizenship. Brad talks about the expectations of his relatives in China, and how he learned that people there have a tradition of their overseas Chinese relatives helping them financially. He details the hardships experienced by all of the people in China, and how the government could not support its citizens.

Keywords:   Brad Wong, Long An, Taishan, China, Guangdong, U.S. citizenship, United States

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