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Monday, July 20, 2020 | History

2 edition of Great Gold Mountain. found in the catalog.

Great Gold Mountain.

James McCague

Great Gold Mountain.

by James McCague

  • 122 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M12 Gr, PS3563.C33383 Gr
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6247397M
LC Control Number58008325
OCLC/WorldCa1373911

Gold Mountain, Big City drops the reader into a world of curious characters, revealing a glimpse of the immigration story so universal to American in both its celebratory aspects and its darkness. Join CHSA and Jim Schein for a discussion on his book, Gold Mountain, Big City. The book talk will be followed by a short Q&A portion. The following version of this book was used to create the guide: See, Lisa. On Gold Mountain. St. Martin's Press, Fong Dun Shung, the author’s great-great-grandfather, arrives in the United States in to work on the transcontinental railroad.

  Download On Gold Mountain Study Guide Subscribe Now. On Gold Mountain Los Angeles Times Book Review. J , p. 4. The New York Times Book Review. C, . On Gold Mountain was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book. It was the inspiration for an exhibition at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage in Lisa also wrote a libretto based on the book for a production by the Los Angeles Opera. (From the publisher.).

On Gold Mountain is See’s first book, and it has informed many of her subsequent works of fiction and nonfiction that concentrate on immigrants and Chinese-Americans. On Gold Mountain begins with Fong See, the author’s great-grandfather. Fong leaves China and comes to the United States. * Please note if this document is for public use, then we need to select either Pinyin or Wade-Giles for the Chinese words. Sources: On Gold Mountain – Lisa See. The Chinese of America – Jack Chen. China Men – Maxine Hong Kingston. The Coming Man – Philip P. Choy, Lorraine Dong, and Marlon K. Hom. Southern California Country – Carey McWilliams. Frontier Faiths – Michael E. Engh, S.J.


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Great Gold Mountain by James McCague Download PDF EPUB FB2

The unique character of San Francisco’s Chinatown is revealed in a historical map and fascinating photographs.

This colorful and celebratory time capsule of San Francisco’s Chinatown—the largest Chinese community outside of Asia—shares the stories of the unique businesses, culture, and people encountered by map illustrator Ken Cathcart between and Each section of this 5/5(8).

Gold Mountain book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Inthe hope for gold has spurred many to seek their fortunes in 4/5. Superior tale of Chinese and Chinese-Americans in California from late s railroad-building through four generations of struggle to the present day - an engaging historical account rendered delightfully personal through the stories Lisa tells in On Gold Mountain of her family history and her great grandfather Fong See and his journey to the Cited by: 6.

On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family describes years of author Lisa See's family history, providing a complex portrait of her family’s hard work, suffering, failures and successes as they moved from China to the United States.

Speaking of the Chinese side of her family, See has said: "Things were so fractured and wild at home Cited by: 6. “Ghosts of Gold Mountain is a treasure trove of stories, and of exciting scholarship that answers questions many of us have asked for decades.

In this profound and inspiring book, Chang reveals at last how the West was truly won: by Railroad Chinese who literally united these American states.”. In her first book, On Gold Mountain, she uncovered in her family tree a capsule history of the Sino-American diaspora: her great-grandfather, Fong See, founded a California business, married a Caucasian woman and fathered many offspring, and returned periodically to China to redistribute some of his wealth and launch another family.4/5(2).

"Ghosts of Gold Mountain" was a book that took six years in the making and the efforts by various institutions and fields of study outside of history. One of the most fascinating aspects about the book was how this narrative was constructed.

With a careful eye and perspective each and every source that Chang utilized showed a history by: 1. On Gold Mountain was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book. It is the inspiration for an exhibition at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, which will run from August to.

Great book with never-before-used data from sources in China through remittances and historical detecting. Gives a feel about what it was like to be a Chinese laborer, work organizer, grocer, etc., among those who ultimately built the best and most difficult railroad of its time/5(68).

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Against the background of San Francisco at the time of the Great Earth /5. Lisa's first book, On Gold Mountain: The One Hundred Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family, was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book of The book traces the journey of Lisa's great-grandfather, Fong See, who overcame obstacles at every step to become the year-old godfather of Los Angeles's Chinatown and the.

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Having heard stories as a child in Los Angeles Chinatown in her family’s antique business of her family’s past and especially that of her great-great grandfather (Fong See) who emigrated from China to the United State i Anyone who does so much research for a book and tells good /5.

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GHOSTS OF GOLD MOUNTAIN The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad By Gordon H. Chang. Shortly after the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Point, Utah, on May   Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad - Kindle edition by Chang, Gordon H.

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Her first book, On Gold Mountain: The One Hundred Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family(), was a national bestseller and a New York TimesNotable Book.

The book traces the journey of Lisa’s great-grandfather, Fong See, who overcame obstacles at every step to become the year-old godfather of Los Angeles’s Chinatown and the.On Gold Mountain is a history of the Fong See family in America when her great-grandfather immigrated as a youngster and entered Gold Mountain (the Chinese ;name for the United States).

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