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Paper son one man"s story by Tung Pok Chin

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Boston (Mass.),
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • United States


  • Chin, Tung Pok, d. 1988,
  • Chinese Americans -- Biography,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Biography,
  • Illegal aliens -- United States -- Biography,
  • Chinese -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Biography,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementTung Pok Chin with Winifred C. Chin ; with an introduction by K. Scott Wong.
SeriesAsian American history and culture
ContributionsChin, Winifred C., 1952-
LC ClassificationsE184.C5 P27 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6783583M
ISBN 101566398002, 1566398010
LC Control Number00034347

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