Everything I Understand about America I Learned in Chinese Prove


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Everything I Understand About America I Learned in Chinese Proverbs

Author: Wendy Liu

Order No. 1056

ISBN-13: 9781931907521

ISBN-10: 1931907528

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Homa & Sekey Books

Pub Year: 2009

Language: English

Size: 6 x 9

Page: 173

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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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