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Author Blumberg-Kason, Susan, author.

Title Good Chinese wife : a love affair with China gone wrong / Susan Blumberg-Kason.

Publication Info. Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2014.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-6  B BLUMBERG    AVAILABLE
Description 340 pages ; 21 cm
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Contents ch. 1 A Chance Meeting in Hong Kong -- ch. 2 An Introduction to Chinese Culture -- ch. 3 Entering a Chinese Fairy Tale -- ch. 4 Learning the Chinese Rules of Dating -- ch. 5 Sharing Secrets -- ch. 6 "China Is My Home" -- ch. 7 Chinese New Year in Hidden River -- ch. 8 A Hong Kong Wedding -- ch. 9 Honeymoon in Hong Kong -- ch. 10 Summer Vacation in Hidden River -- ch. 11 Sojourn in Shanghai -- ch. 12 The Train to Suzhou -- ch. 13 A Chinese Wedding Banquet -- ch. 14 Visit from "Japanese Father" -- ch. 15 Women Are Dirty -- ch. 16 The Foreign Stepmother -- ch. 17 America, My Exotic Home -- ch. 18 Another Chinese New Year in Hidden River -- ch. 19 The Mysterious Yoshimoto -- ch. 20 At Home in Hong Kong -- ch. 21 Red Alert! -- ch. 22 A Chinese Conception -- ch. 23 Spring in San Francisco -- ch. 24 A Surprise Guest -- ch. 25 A Good Chinese Wife -- ch. 26 The Ex-Wife -- ch. 27 Quiet in Kowloon -- ch. 28 Settling into San Francisco -- ch. 29 At Home in America -- ch. 30 The New Arrival -- ch. 31 The Neighbors -- ch. 32 Trying Traditions -- ch. 33 A Parental Invasion -- ch. 34 Battling the Tiger Mother -- ch. 35 A Letter from Yoshimoto -- ch. 36 "Why Do You Need Mother's Day?" -- ch. 37 Peace at Last -- ch. 38 To Day Care or Not to Day Care? -- ch. 39 Indian Summer -- ch. 40 The Plan -- ch. 41 A Storm Is Brewing -- ch. 42 A "Casual" Visit to China -- ch. 43 Now or Never -- ch. 44 Planning to Leave -- ch. 45 The Morning of Departure -- ch. 46 Delayed in San Francisco -- ch. 47 Sweet Home Chicago.
Summary "When Susan, a shy Midwesterner in love with Chinese culture, started graduate school in Hong Kong, she quickly fell for Cai, the Chinese man of her dreams. As they exchanged vows, Susan thought she'd stumbled into an exotic fairy tale, until she realized Cai-- and his culture-- were not what she thought."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Blumberg-Kason, Susan -- Marriage.
Americans -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography.
Abused wives -- China -- Hong Kong -- Biography.
Intercountry marriage -- China -- Hong Kong.
ISBN 9781402293344 (paperback)
1402293348 (paperback)

 
    
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