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WONG, JADE SNOW. - FIFTH CHINESE DAUGHTER.

Title: FIFTH CHINESE DAUGHTER.
Description: New York: Harper & Brothers, (1950.) dj Early printing (code of M-Z indicates Dec 1950, just 5 months after the first.) Memoir of growing up in San Francisco's Chinatown, in a very traditional household where only Chinese was spoken and where propriety reigned. Wong was only twenty-seven when she wrote this, but she had already won recognition as an artist. Illustrations by Kathryn Uhl. INSCRIBED by Wong on the half title page To - - with warm regards and memories of a happy association during Kapiolani days and dated in 1961 in San Francisco. Red illustrated endpapers. 246 pp. Very good (sticker on front endpaper, corners slightly bumped) in a fair only dust jacket. with a tape-repaired long diagonal tear on the front flap and other edgewear, especially at the ends of the spine - now protected by an archival cover.)

Keywords: san francisco, chinatown, memoir, chinese-american

Price: US$ 24.50 Seller: bookfever.com (Volk & Iiams)
- Book number: 57195

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