Fantastic book! Very insightful. Aminta does a great job of explaining a character, its meaning, and providing several delightful stories about her family and their life in China. Read morePublished 1 month ago by erinchilada
Overall, I really liked the book. Since I'll be moving to China later this year, I enjoyed Aminta Arrington's insight into real Chinese culture. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Russ S.
This was a fun and creative travel memoir. Aminta Arrington does an excellent job explaining the Chinese mindset in a way I didn't understand before, even though I spent several... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Annelise S.
This book was full of surprises and insights. She has a westerner's perspective without the prejudices. I learned a great deal and enjoyed her experiences as did my bookclub. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Peggy Cadigan
This is a book written with great sensitivity and wisdom. I lived it and learned a great deal about modern China.Published 17 months ago by Elizabeth P
ALL THIS LADY TALKED ABOUT WAS HOW SHEAND HER FAMILY HAD SUCH A HARD LONG TIME TO GET SETTLED IN CHINA.Published 19 months ago by VALTOWNSEND
I read the book from the library and decided I needed to own it so I could pick it up over and over again. Read morePublished 20 months ago by S. Weisgram
I couldn't finish this book. It suffers from an incredible lack of focus and editing. The author rambles within chapters and even within paragraphs. Read morePublished 21 months ago by OtterSpace
I enjoyed the book because it was true experiences of Americans "on loan" to China. Children are the most resilient and excepting of change versus adults.Published 21 months ago by Jenny T