American Paper Son: A Chinese Immigrant in the Midwest

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During the height of racist anti-Chinese U.S. immigration laws, illegal aliens were able to come into the States under false papers identifying them as the sons of those who had returned to China to marry and have children. American Paper Son is the story of one such Chinese immigrant who came to Wichita, Kansas, in 1935 as a thirteen-year-old paper son to help in his father's restaurant there. This vivid first-person account addresses significant themes in Asian American history through the lens of Wong's personal stories. ...

American Paper Son: A Chinese Immigrant in the Midwest 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252072635

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American Paper Son: A Chinese Immigrant in the Midwest 2005, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252030147

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