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Qian Julie Wang: Beautiful Country Qian Julie Wang: Beautiful Country Qian Julie Wang: Beautiful Country

A ​NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER AND NOTABLE BOOK OF 2021 • ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2021 • A TODAY SHOW #READWITHJENNA PICK • The moving story of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world—an incandescent debut from an astonishing new talent

In Chinese, the word for America, Mei Guo, translates directly to “beautiful country.” Yet when seven-year-old Qian arrives in New York City in 1994 full of curiosity, she is overwhelmed by crushing fear and scarcity. In China, Qian’s parents were professors; in America, her family is “illegal” and it will require all the determination and small joys they can muster to survive.

In Chinatown, Qian’s parents labor in sweatshops. Instead of laughing at her jokes, they fight constantly, taking out the stress of their new life on one another. Shunned by her classmates and teachers for her limited English, Qian takes refuge in the library and masters the language through books,… (tovább)

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Doubleday, New York City, USA, 2021
320 oldal · keménytáblás · ISBN: 9780385547215
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Doubleday, New York City, USA, 2021
308 oldal · ASIN: B08R5FHKHM
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Random House, 2021
ASIN: B08SMRHW4C · Felolvasta: Qian Julie Wang

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