Book ‘Beautiful Country’ by Qian Julie Wang

Book 'Beautiful Country: A Memoir' by Qian Julie Wang
An incandescent memoir from an astonishing new talent, Beautiful Country puts readers in the shoes of an undocumented child living in poverty in the richest country in the world. "Extraordinary…Consider this remarkable memoir a new classic."—Publishers Weekly, *Starred Review*
. In Chinese, the word for America, Mei Guo, translates directly to “beautiful country.” Yet when seven-year-old Qian arrives in New York City in 1994 full of curiosity, she is overwhelmed by crushing fear and scarcity. In China, Qian’s parents were professors; in America, her family is “illegal” and it will require all the determination and small joys they can muster to survive. In Chinatown, Qian’s parents labor in sweatshops...
Publisher: 7Doubleday (September 7, 2021)  Hardcover: ‎320 pages  ISBN-13: 978-0385547215  Dimensions:‎ 6.52 x 1.14 x 9.56 inches

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