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The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food

Author: Lee, Jennifer 8

Publisher: Twelve

Format:Softcover
List Price:$13.00
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Overview:

The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food : If you think McDonald's is the most ubiquitous restaurant experience in America, consider that there are more Chinese restaurants in America than McDonalds, Burger Kings, and Wendys combined. In her search, Jennifer 8 Lee traces the history of Chinese-American experience through the lens of the food. In a compelling blend of sociology and history, Jenny Lee exposes the indentured servitude Chinese restaurants expect from illegal immigrant chefs, investigates the relationship between Jews and Chinese food, and weaves a personal narrative about her own relationship with Chinese food. The Fortune Cookie Chronicles speaks to the immigrant experience as a whole, and the way it has shaped our country.


Category   Subject
Social Science   Ethnic Studies - Various
Cooking, Food & Wine   Regional & Ethnic - Chinese

ISBN 13:9780446698979
ISBN 10:0446698970
Format:Softcover
Language:English
Pages:309
Size:8.00" l x 5.50" w x 1.00" h
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