A Tiger's Heart

A Tiger's Heart

The Story of A Modern Chinese Woman

Book - 2009
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"Aisling Juanjuan Shen was born to illiterate peasants in a tiny rice-farming hamlet in China's Yangtze Delta in 1974. Because she was timid and physically weak as a child, her parents pronounced her useless and despaired of her future. But her love of learning fueled her desire to escape an unhappy home and the life of a peasant. She became the first person from her village ever to go to college..."--dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Soho, c2009.
ISBN: 9781569475867
Call Number: 305.48 SHEN
Characteristics: ix, 309 p. ; 22 cm
Subjects: Shen, Aisling Juanjuan, 1974-
Chinese Americans -- Biography.
Chinese American women -- Biography.
Immigrants -- United States -- Biography.
Women -- China -- Biography.
Sex role -- China -- Case studies.
Yangtze River Delta (China) -- Biography.


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