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A Thousand Miles of Dreams

The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters
Welland, Sasha Su-Ling (Book - 2006)
A Thousand Miles of Dreams
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A Thousand Miles of Dreams recounts the evocative and intimate biography of two intensely rivalrous Chinese sisters, a writer and a doctor, whose eventful lives took very different paths in their quest to be independent women. They were Chinese modern girls who sought to forge their own way during a period of social revolution that unsettled relations between men and women, even among nations. Daughters of an imperial scholar-official and a concubine, the two sisters followed professional trajectories unimaginable to their parents' generation.
Authors: Welland, Sasha Su-Ling, 1969-
Title: A thousand miles of dreams
the journeys of two Chinese sisters
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, c2006
Characteristics: xv, 369 p. :,ill., map ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sasha Su-Ling Welland
ISBN: 9780742553132
0742553132
Branch Call Number: B-L646w 2006
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: China Biography San Francisco (Calif.) Biography Sisters China Biography Chinese Americans Biography Immigrants United States Biography Artists China Biography Authors, Chinese Biography Physicians United States Biography Ling, Shuhua, 1904- Ling, Shuhao, 1904-2006
Topical Term: Sisters
Chinese Americans
Immigrants
Artists
Authors, Chinese
Physicians
LCCN: 2006009637
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