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The Resource Home is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington

Home is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington

Label
Home is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China
Title
Home is a roof over a pig
Title remainder
an American family's journey in China
Statement of responsibility
Aminta Arrington
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A military wife, university instructor, and mother of three children including an adopted Chinese daughter recounts her experiences while stationed in a small town in China, where her efforts to adapt are challenged by propaganda-related belief systems and her family's decidedly American perspectives
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Arrington, Aminta
Dewey number
951.061
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS706
LC item number
.A77 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arrington, Aminta
  • Arrington, Aminta
  • Americans
  • China
  • Adopted children
  • Tai'an (Shandong Sheng, China)
Label
Home is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-316)
Contents
Gate -- Home -- Teach -- Population -- Learn -- The exam -- Winter -- Mountains, water -- Foreign -- Independence -- Mount Tai -- Words -- God -- Countryside -- Return -- Familiar -- Same -- Tired -- Contradiction -- Identity -- Cold -- Christmas -- Unique -- The Kitchen God -- Silk -- Hong Kong -- Egg -- Language -- The West -- Woman -- Sports -- Freedom -- Relationships
Control code
ocn759173570
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9781590208991
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)759173570
Label
Home is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-316)
Contents
Gate -- Home -- Teach -- Population -- Learn -- The exam -- Winter -- Mountains, water -- Foreign -- Independence -- Mount Tai -- Words -- God -- Countryside -- Return -- Familiar -- Same -- Tired -- Contradiction -- Identity -- Cold -- Christmas -- Unique -- The Kitchen God -- Silk -- Hong Kong -- Egg -- Language -- The West -- Woman -- Sports -- Freedom -- Relationships
Control code
ocn759173570
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9781590208991
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)759173570

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