SHAKE HANDS WITH THE DRAGON by Carl Glick

SHAKE HANDS WITH THE DRAGON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Carl Crow wrote of 400 Million Customers in China, Glick writes of the Chinese in New York's Chinatown from personal experience, and this is an enthusiastic, prightly, warmhearted presentation of the New York Chinese. Beginning as gym instructor to a baffling class of youngsters, he soon won their friendship and all things Chinese, their families, lives, interpretations, have made an ""exciting adventure"" for the author. There is much of Chinese psychology, their love of secrecy, modesty, humor, devious thinking, charm, and philosophy. There are anecdotes of their business and domestic methods, liquor, food, language, religion, good taste, as laundry men, tongs, wealthy, retired merchants cross the pages. A nice book, that should not be bound by local sale.

Pub Date: Aug. 25th, 1941
Publisher: Whittlesey House