The Resource Made in China : a memoir of love and labor, Anna Qu

Made in China : a memoir of love and labor, Anna Qu

Label
Made in China : a memoir of love and labor
Title
Made in China
Title remainder
a memoir of love and labor
Statement of responsibility
Anna Qu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As a teen, Anna Qu is sent by her mother to work in her family's garment factory in Queens. At home, she is treated as a maid and suffers punishment for doing her homework at night. Her mother wants to teach her a lesson: she is Chinese, not American, and such is their tough path in their new country. But instead of acquiescing, Qu alerts the Office of Children and Family Services, an act with consequences that impact the rest of her life. Nearly twenty years later, estranged from her mother and working at a Manhattan start-up, Qu requests her OCFS report. When it arrives, key details are wrong. Faced with this false narrative, and on the brink of losing her job as the once-shiny start-up collapses, Qu looks once more at her life's truths, from abandonment to an abusive family to seeking dignity and meaning in work. Traveling from Wenzhou to Xi'an to New York, Made in China is a fierce memoir unafraid to ask thorny questions about trauma and survival in immigrant families, the meaning of work, and the costs of immigration."--Amazon
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Qu, Anna
Dewey number
973.04951
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.C5
LC item number
Q295 2021
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qu, Anna
  • New York (State)
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Abused children
  • Sweatshops
  • Clothing trade
  • Abused children
  • Chinese
  • Immigrants
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Sweatshops
  • New York (State)
Label
Made in China : a memoir of love and labor, Anna Qu
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9781646220342
Lccn
2020949980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1260437701
  • 2006908
  • (OCoLC)on1260437701
Label
Made in China : a memoir of love and labor, Anna Qu
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
215 pages
Isbn
9781646220342
Lccn
2020949980
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1260437701
  • 2006908
  • (OCoLC)on1260437701

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