Americans First , by K. Scott Wong, and The Adventures of Eddie Fung , by Judy Yung, address this imbalance; both describe the varied contributions and experiences of Chinese Americans during the war years and, importantly, the post period. Wong, professor of history and public affairs in the American studies program at Williams College, nicely details the complex and multifaceted experiences of the Chinese American community in a book which is well Most users should sign in with their email address.
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Volume His stories of life in the POW camps alone are worth the price of this book but there's a lot more, including post war education, married life and professional adventures in the atomic age. Along the way, Eddie also experienced the unpleasant side effects of being in war and how one can learn to deal with them. We also follow him through reconnection with his veteran buddies many years later and his latest adventure as the Greatest Generation housemate of a baby boomer college professor.
Here are Eddie and Judy on their wedding day April 1, Courtesy of Judy Yung. Judy Yung is the other half of the amazing equation that has produced a book long on experience and deep in wisdom.
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She is Professor Emeritus at UC Santa Cruz and one of the nation's leading Asian American scholars and the author of a number of benchmark books in that field of study. Best of all is news that they are coming to Texas in September for a book tour so catch them if you can at one of their stops in Austin , San Antonio and Houston. But if you want a preview, take a look at their YouTube presentation at a Bay Are bookstore.
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A POW Survivor 6. A remarkable chronicle of a boy from Chinatown who in his journey through life acquires a wealth of insight and wisdom. Ta kontakt med Kundesenteret.
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In this moving and unforgettable memoir, Eddie recalls how he, a second-generation Chinese American born and raised in San Francisco's Chinatown, reinvented himself as a Texas cowboy before going overseas with the U.