The Resource Meet me in Venice : a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West, Suzanne Ma, (electronic resource)

Meet me in Venice : a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West, Suzanne Ma, (electronic resource)

Label
Meet me in Venice : a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West
Title
Meet me in Venice
Title remainder
a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West
Statement of responsibility
Suzanne Ma
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Ye Pei dreamed of Venice as a girl, she imagined a magical floating city of canals and gondola rides. And she imagined her mother, successful in her new life and eager to embrace the daughter she had never forgotten. But when Ye Pei arrives in Italy, she learns her mother works on a farm far from the city. Her only connection, a mean-spirited Chinese auntie, puts Ye Pei to work in a small-town café. Rather than giving up and returning to China, a determined Ye Pei takes on a grueling schedule, resolving to save enough money to provide her family with a better future. A groundbreaking work of journalism, Meet Me in Venice provides a personal, intimate account of Chinese individuals in the very act of migration. Suzanne Ma spent years in China and Europe to understand why Chinese people choose to immigrate to nations where they endure hardship, suspicion, manual labor and separation from their loved ones. Today all eyes are on China and its explosive economic growth. With the rise of the Chinese middle class, Chinese communities around the world are growing in size and prosperity, a development many westerners find unsettling and even threatening. Following Ye Pei's undaunted path, this inspiring book is an engrossing read for those eager to understand contemporary China and the enormous impact of Chinese emigrants around the world
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ma, Suzanne
Dewey number
305.48/8951045311092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DG457.C47
LC item number
M3 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies
  • Venice (Italy)
  • China
Label
Meet me in Venice : a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West, Suzanne Ma, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The bar -- Leaving China -- East meets West -- Chinatown -- La dolce vita -- Shifting tides -- The farm -- A new year
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442239371
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cd3a1b29-9431-40e2-ae13-e5ab12cdaeb8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903645987
Label
Meet me in Venice : a Chinese immigrant's journey from the far East to the faraway West, Suzanne Ma, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The bar -- Leaving China -- East meets West -- Chinatown -- La dolce vita -- Shifting tides -- The farm -- A new year
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442239371
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cd3a1b29-9431-40e2-ae13-e5ab12cdaeb8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)903645987

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