4 edition of Gold Mountain found in the catalog.
by Ace Books
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The See family's adventures would be incredible if On Gold Mountain were fiction." --The New York Times Book Review "Weaves together fascinating family anecdotes, imaginative details, and the historical details of immigrant lifeCited by: 6. 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. On Gold Mountain was a non-fiction book about Lisa See's family history. It begins with the story of Fong See's immigration to the United States and his efforts to make himself a success. He opens several stores and marries an American women.
The book is interesting in that the story is highly unique and new/5. Ghosts of Gold Mountain is a pretty definitive history of the "Railroad Chinese" who built the Transcontinental Railroad. As definitive as it can be considering there are no first-hand accounts themselves from the workers.
It would seem that no journals, letters, etc. have yet been found to hear their side of the story/5(69). Cold Mountain is quite possibly the most beautiful book that I've ever read. It's not for the faint of heart, however, as it's time consuming and requires a great deal of patience as Frazier takes his time with his descriptions of the landscape and the people as Inman, a soldier broken in spirit by the futility and waste of the Civil War, decides to walk home to Ada and his /5.
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InCharles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to sell over three million copies.
Now, the beloved American epic returns, reissued by Grove Press to coincide Cited by: 2. Gold Mountain tells an interesting story, but at the end it is incomplete.
That is another thing that makes the author's style unique: the characters are human with lots of flaws. The story begins with a mystery to solve, and although it's mentioned off and on, it's never solved and the heroine apparently stops trying to solve it/5().
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 January The information about On Gold Mountain shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.
In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this. 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 Author: Lisa See. 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).
When reading the forward, you will meet and learn of Fong See's venture into the creation of lingerie, panties with a slit crotch for prostitutes/5. THE SONGS OF GOLD MOUNTAIN I. Immigration Blues 2. Lamentations of Stranded Sojourners 3 Lamentations of Estranged Wives 4 Nostalgic Blues s.
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“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. Ghosts of Gold Mountain is a pretty definitive history of the "Railroad Chinese" who built the Transcontinental Railroad.
As definitive as it can be considering there are no first-hand accounts themselves from the workers. It would seem that no/5. Despite some unanswered questions, a copiously researched history and a page-turning read.
Fong See, the author's Chinese great-grandfather, came to the US as a teenager in Lisa See's first book takes us through his marriage to a white woman, Letticie Pruett; decades as a Californian entrepreneur (initially selling underwear to prostitutes, later becoming a renowned Author: Lisa See.
Cold Mountain is a novel by Charles Frazier that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
Summary & Analysis. the shadow of a crow. the ground beneath her hands. the color of despair; verbs, all of them tiring. like any other thing, a gift; ashes of roses. Cold Mountain is a historical novel by Charles Frazier which won the U.S.
National Book Award for Fiction. It tells the story of W. Inman, a wounded deserter from the Confederate army near the end of the American Civil War who walks for months to return to Ada Monroe, the love of his life; the story shares several similarities with Homer's : Charles Frazier.
Many went to California (nicknamed jinshan, or “Gold Mountain,” because of the Gold Rush), and some found work in the state’s early railroad ventures. By Author: Andrew Graybill. New Gold Mountain book.
Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. ★ Ghosts of Gold Mountain By Gordon H. Chang. HMH $ ISBN Published 05/07/ Nonfiction / History / American History. Trending Book Reviews ★ We Dream of Space. By Erin Entrada Kelly.
Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s latest novel is a work of historical fiction that.On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family is a nonfiction memoir and historical account by American writer and novelist Lisa See. Published inthe book—presented in six parts—tells the story .