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It was a chronicle of the author's family move to China, her diagnosis of cancer, moving back to the US for treatment, going back to China, and then going home. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have lived in China and traveled there since 1986. What I liked about Conley's book was how it was very honest and unpretentious. Read morePublished 4 months ago by William Stauffer
Reading this book made me feel that I had experienced living in Bejing with my two boys. So fascinating!Published 9 months ago by Elizabeth Hayhoe
Cultural adaptation and traumatic adaptation are much the same. How Susan deals with both provides a lesson for every reader. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Judy Ann Ho Ching
The author relocates to Beijing with two little boys and deals with uncertainty of being in very different life without being able to speak the language. Read morePublished 18 months ago by October customer
Loved this book. So glad to hear Susan triumphed over the cancer scare and is in good health now!Published 23 months ago by Meo
Recommended reading. Interesting read of how innovative and adaptive Susan and her children were. Enjoyed the chinese expressions in hanyu pinyin.Published on May 1, 2014 by Theresa
but somewhat repetitious and overall depressing. I was hoping for more in-depth writing about China's countryside and people not hired as employees.Published on April 17, 2014 by Werner