By Gus Lee
Kai Ting is the one American-born son of an aristocratic Mandarin family members that fled China within the wake of Mao’s revolution. transforming into up in San Francisco’s ghetto, Kai is stuck among worlds—embracing neither the chinese language nor the yankee lifestyle. After his mother’s demise, Kai is all at once plunged into American tradition by way of his new stepmother, a Philadelphia society lady who attempts to erase each vestige of China from the family. hot, humorous, and deeply relocating, China Boy is a brilliantly rendered novel of relations relationships, tradition surprise, and the perils of turning out to be up in an the USA of sharp variations and shared humanity.
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China Boy by Gus Lee