It's a Long Way from China to Hollywood
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From communism to democracy, from the sixties to the modern day, from the smallest villages to the largest cities, from film to real life, It?s a Long Way from China to Hollywood travels halfway around the world and shares the life story of Grace Yang. In this memoir, Yang narrates the story of her journey and the events that molded her life?from her birth in China in 1964, living under the Communist rule of Mao Zedong, growing up with her parents as an only child, immigrating to America, and coordinating a successful entertainment career. From her school days to her friends, to her marriage and daughter?s birth, she provides a glimpse of life in China and the many differences between it and life in the United States. A story of life on two continents and in two different cultures, It?s a Long Way from China to Hollywood communicates the trials and tribulations of one family?s struggle to obtain an unimaginable dream. It shows how immigration has become a phenomenal part of our civilization that merges humanity through many generations.

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