Island : poetry and history of Chinese immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940

by H. Mark Lai

Paper Book, 2014

Status

Available

Genres

Publication

Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2014]

Description

Angel Island, in San Francisco Bay, was the entry, internment center, and often closest approach to the US for Chinese immigrants in the early 20th century. Here are the thoughts they carved and inkbrushed on their barrack's walls, discovered after the center closed in 1940. Facing pages of Chinese and English. No index.

Language

Original language

Chinese
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