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Home away from home: Life stories of Chinese women in NZ
by Manying Ip

In this book eight Chinese women who have settled in New Zealand talk about their lives before and after emigration.

Paperback, 1990, 192pages, very good condition

Contents:
A Note on Romanization
Preface
General Introduction
+The story of Kathleen Pih-Chang
+ The story of Lily Doo
+ The story of Wong Yuk-lan
+ The story of Lam-Lau Yuet-sin
+ The story of Bickleen Fong
+ The story of Ou-Lee Fong
+ The story of Chan-Ho May-yun
+ The story of Law-Wong Ying
Glossary
Short Biographies
Chronology
Notes on the Text
Bibliography
Index

The author, Manying Ip, was born in Guizhou, a remote interior province of China, to which her refugee family had fled the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong. While she was still an infant her family returned to Hong Kong. There she received a classical Chinese education at home, and an English education at school. She graduated with a BA Hons degree in Chinese history from the University of Hong Kong.

After her marriage, she moved to New Zealand, where she has now settled. She teaches in the Asian Languages and Literature Department at Auckland University.
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