In this magnificent family saga, Venna Chee Wan Lee brings to life the extraordinary story of four generations of Chinese ancestors. Her search for the family history, led to the family's lost Zong Pu (clan histories), which spanned thirty-two generations and more than three thousand years This book is Author's quest to preserve a lineage's history for a western audience. The family history begins with an intimate personal portrait of her great-grandmother, a young widow and a devout Buddhist, whose Christian son married three wives, built a business and served as the patriarch of four families during a time of extreme cultural and political change. Lee vividly brings to life a colorful cast of relatives who lived through the turbulent years of recent Chinese history, as China evolved from a farming feudal system to a modern society.
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|Size: ||15.4 MB|
|Publisher: ||Lulu Publishing Services|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781483440538 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|