In this book, the author recounts her parentsa tumultuous long-distance relationship and explores its effects on her and her sister. Spanning a century of the familyas history (1860a1960), Li tells of her American Chinese father, Dr Li Kuo Ching, a successful entrepreneur and brilliant engineer who discovered tungsten, a strategic metal at the time. Her mother, Luo Bu Ge, was a simple but smart and inquisitive woman; but being born at the end of the Qing Dynasty, she had to conform to the traditions of the times. As a daughter who always felt abandoned by her father and who has been unable to confront her innermost conflicts, Li finally finds the courage to confront her fearsGranddad decided that one way to earn this extra money was to allow his two eldest sons to take part in the bimonthly ... If they were to save money, they would need to rise at dawn to arrive in the city early, obtain the topic of the essay, borrowanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Daughter Remembers|
|Author||:||Li Lien- Fung|
|Publisher||:||Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd - 2011-05-15|