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Virtual: Anna Qu with Nicole Chung, Made in China

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Sep 02 2021
Virtual: Anna Qu with Nicole Chung, Made in China

Join Porter Square Books for a virtual event with Anna Qu, author of Made in China: A Memoir of Love and Labor, hailed as “Gripping . . . Well written . . . Brilliantly insightful” by Kirkus Reviews.

A young girl forced to work in a Queens sweatshop calls child services on her mother in this powerful debut memoir about labor and self-worth that traces a Chinese immigrant's journey to an American future.

As a teen, Anna Qu is sent by her mother to work in her family's garment factory in Queens. At home, she is treated as a maid and suffers punishment for doing her homework at night. Her mother wants to teach her a lesson: she is Chinese, not American, and such is their tough path in their

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