Everything I Understand About America I Learned in Chinese Proverbs
Author: Wendy Liu
Order No. 1056
Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books
Pub Year: 2009
Size: 6 x 9
Price: $16.95. You pay only: $13.56 (after 20% discount).
In Everything I Understand about America I Learned in Chinese Proverbs, Wendy Liu tells her experiences and views of America—its life, issues, politics, and China relations—with a Chinese angle. Following a dispute over free speech, for instance, she recalled the Chinese proverb “A great person’s heart is big enough to pole a boat in” and realized that a big heart was what everyone needed to tolerate differences in America. Observing controversies between the U.S. and China, she felt that with America’s complex relationship with the Middle Kingdom, it would be helpful if Americans were not sometimes “seeing trees only, but not the forest,” another Chinese proverb.
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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 23 January, 2009.