Eternal River - Volume I - The Early Years is the family histories of Tom & Kathleen Wing revealed in a unique and compelling format. Overcoming adversities within Confucian culture, and the era when Chinese Americans were not welcome in White neighborhoods, Tom and Kathleen forged their way with ingenuity and grit, and the support of loyal friends who opened doors for them that society had locked. This book is a celebration of their endurance, creative contributions to American life, and the individuals who joined with them along the way.
Eternal River - Volume II - The Claremont Years is also available. Eternal River - Volume III is due to be released early 2010.
Also part of the Eternal River series are Inside The Oy Quong Laundry, Kathleen Kong's early life within her family's Chinese laundry in Merced, CA, and Son of South Mountain & Dust, Tom Wing's childhood as the son of a Chinese doctor and herbalist in Modesto, CA.
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Carolyn Wing Greenlee is a Third Generation Chinese American from a California gold rush/railroad family who has spent the last fifteen years interviewing and researching five generations of Chinese Americans. She has written and edited more than thirty books, including Inside the Oy Quong Laundry, her mother's early life, and Son of South Mountain & Dust, her father's childhood. Her own history is expressed in poetry in Wildflowers in the Snow. She is currently working on a seven-volume series entitled Eternal River covering six generations of her family history in a joint memoir. Eternal River volumes I & II are available now, volume III will be available in early 2010.
A graduate of Occidental College in Comparative Literature with an emphasis on Poetry with postgraduate studies at UC Davis in Creative Writing, she has taught writing in high schools, colleges, and has been a featured speaker and teacher for numerous writing seminars, workshops and groups. She was a professional photographer for thirty years.
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Book Description Earthen Vessel Productions, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1887400370
Book Description Earthen Vessel Productions, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 238 pages. 8.80x6.00x0.70 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1887400370