Search Results: "Chi Wang"


BOOK REVIEW

Released: Sept. 1, 2012

"May be of great value to those interested in the history of Chinese studies in America and/or the Library of Congress."
Wang offers his account of his tenure as head of the Chinese collection of the Library of Congress. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHI by Alexander Besher
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 1999

"Plenty of jokes and many fine fragments, but baggy, shapeless, and meandering overall: for ardent admirers only."
Conclusion, so we—re told, to Besher's cult quasi-trilogy: each book has a slightly different backdrop and a few characters in common. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Obama's Challenge to China by Chi Wang
NON-FICTION
Released: July 1, 2015

"An informative, persuasive look at the current state of Chinese-American relations."
Wang (The United States and China Since World War II, 2013, etc.) offers an analysis of Obama's China policy and the continuing points of contention in the Chinese-American relationship. Read full book review >

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CHI-HOON by Patricia McMahon
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 8, 1993

"Still, a handsome, informative, and readable photo-essay. (Nonfiction. 6-9)"
A typical week in the life of a high-spirited eight-year-old in Seoul, emphasizing her wish to be properly dutiful and respectful (paramount cultural values in Korea) in order to win a prize at school, with excerpts from her diary (the days in Korean characters) and a wealth of information about names, foods, schools, and the city of Seoul. Read full book review >

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ANNIE, BEA, AND CHI CHI DOLORES by Donna Maurer
ABC BOOKS
Released: March 1, 1993

"A winner. (Picture book. 4-8)"
From the driver's ``all aboard'' as three ``buddies'' (bear, dog, and hippo) climb on the bus to the balky ``zip'' at the end, a day in what might be the hilariously rambunctious school featured in Cazet's ``Never Spit on Your Shoes'' (1990). Read full book review >

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TAI CHI MORNING by Nikki Grimes
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2004

"While it might be hard to find an audience for this, it opens up possibilities for history, culture, and poetry classes for middle grades. (Poetry/travel. 8-12)"
In 1988, poet Grimes was part of an artists' tour of China, performing, reading, traveling, and teaching. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

Joseph Campbell meets the North Vietnamese Army in this ambitious but flawed Vietnam war memoir, in which the author interprets his behind-the-lines operations as a ``mythic hero- journey.'' Stevens (History/Univ. of Hawaii) spent three years in Vietnam, first as a Marine corporal and then as a civilian State Department adviser. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: Dec. 3, 1990

Moving personal experiences and informed advice on adopting and raising children from other cultures. Read full book review >