Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island, 1910-1940 (Naomi B. Pascal Editor's Endowment)

by Him Mark Lai (Editor)

Other authorsJudy Yung (Editor), Genny Lim (Editor)
Paperback, 1991

Status

Available

Genres

Publication

University of Washington Press (1991), Edition: Reprint, 174 pages

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

Barcode

1337
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