Bridging the Pacific: Searching for Cross-cultural Understanding Between the United States and China

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China Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Social Science - 204 pages
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This collection reflects the author's personal cross-cultural journey-provides a fresh reassessment of the search for meaning in U.S.-China cultural ties in the post-Tiananmen era.
  

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Contents

The Swallow
3
My Car Complex
13
Great Expectations
35
A DarkHaired YellowFaced English Professor
49
A Letter in Spring
67
The Inlaws Are Coming
73
SinoAmerican Tango
93
Dance with Chains
115
Blues Fervor and Stupidity
149
Its the Names Stupid
156
Whats Up? Presidential Sex Scandals
163
Confessions of a Half
177
Why Do These Flowers Blooming Inside
185
Is There a Happy Mean?
199
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About the author (2000)

A native of Nanjing, Shouhua Qi came to the United States for his doctoral studies in 1989. He is the author of When the Purple Mountain Burns: A Novel (in both English and Chinese editions), Red Guard Fantasies and Other Stories, Bridging the Pacific: Searching for Cross-Cultural Understanding Between the United States and China, and more than ten other books. Qi is Professor of English at Western Connecticut State University.

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