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Tea That Burns: A Family Memoir of Chinatown

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Tea That Burns: A Family Memoir of Chinatown

By  Bruce Hall
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In Tea That Burns, Bruce Edward Hall uses the stories of these and others to tell the history of Chinatown, starting with the tumultuous journey from an ancient empire ruled by the nine dragons of the universe to a bewildering land of elevated trains, solitary labor, and violent discrimination.

A vivid and tactile story, rich with the sights, sounds, and sensations of Chinatown then and now, Tea That Burns reads like a novel, but is history at its best.

Bruce Edward Hall, a fourth-generation Chinese American, is the author of Tea That Burns: A Family Memoir of Chinatown, as well as other books. His articles have appeared in The New York TimesNew York magazine, and American Heritage, among others. Besides his writing career, Hall also served as the head puppeteer on the television show Romper Room, and a principal puppeteer in The Muppets Take Manhattan. Mr. Hall lives in New York City.

ISBN: 9780743236591

ISBN-10: 9780743236591

Publisher: Free Press

Publication Date: 01/15/2002 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/15/2002 - 12:00am

Pages: 320

Language: English


History / Asia / China

History / United States