Paper Daughter: A Memoir

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M. Elaine Mar and her mother emigrated from Hong Kong to Denver to join her father when she was five. Working with her family in the kitchen of a Chinese restaurant and living in the basement of her aunt's house, she mastered English and excelled in school. But as her home and school life - Chinese tradition and American independence - became two increasingly disparate worlds, Mar tried desperately to navigate between them.

Paper Daughter: a Memoir 1999, HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, New South Wales

ISBN-13: 9780732266523

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