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Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon by Marie Rose Wong
Sweet Cakes, Long Journey: The Chinatowns of Portland, Oregon

Paul.Englesberg, April 4, 2007

Sweet Cakes, Long Journey is a meticulously researched and very readable account of the Chinese immigrant experience with a focus on the growth of the Chinese community in Portland, Oregon, once the largest Cinatown in the U.S. Marie Wong bases the account on numerous primary source documents and the book includes many examples and photographs from government sources, newspaper articles, and earlier scholarly works. The author's own story of how she discovered traces of her father's entry into the U.S. provides a poignant connection between the scholarly and personal sides.
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