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The Memories in Two Nations: China and the U.S.a

Shao, Stephan P.

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ISBN 10: 1571973419 / ISBN 13: 9781571973412
Published by Pentland Press (NC), 2003
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Title: The Memories in Two Nations: China and the ...

Publisher: Pentland Press (NC)

Publication Date: 2003

Book Condition:Good

Edition: illustrated edition.

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"My life story is not simple. It is the story of the two lives I have lived in one lifetime. The first third of my lifetime was spent in China and the last two-thirds have been spent in the United States. China is one of the oldest countries in the world with more than five thousand years of history. The United States is a new nation with the Declaration of Independence drafted only 226 years ago. Just as these two histories are vastly different, so were the cultures and lives I lived within the two countries." (Excerpt from "Memories in Two Nations: China and the U.S.A.") An inspiring and true story of one man’s journey from a bleak childhood in China to the competitive United States, "Memories in Two Nations: China and the U.S.A." examines how one man’s loyalty to two countries and individual perseverance offered a wealth of opportunities, not only for himself, but for his children as well. Stephen Shao was born in the small town of Zarkow, China, living in conditions that guaranteed gunfire and bombing while on the walk to school. Despite this environment of war and despair, Shao’s father instilled a belief in education within all of his children. This belief fueled Stephen Shao’s adamant desire to succeed and contribute in both of his countries, the United States and China.

Stephen Shao’s inspiring autobiographical work focuses on the importance of family and culture, while exploring the innate tendency of the human spirit to survive the harshest of circumstances to reach and obtain what we may perceive as the unreachable.

About the Author:

Through his dedication to education and striving for the best in his life as well as those whom he loves, Dr. Stephen Shao has been honored in China for all of his contributions toward family and educational values. He was the first Chinese student in America to earn a doctorate in Business Administration and shared his knowledge through teaching at the College of William and Mary. Shao is the author of many popular textbooks in the area of quantitative methods, including Mathematics of Management and Finance, and Statistics for Business and Economics. He is currently retired and lives in Virginia.

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