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The Resource Home Is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington

Home Is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington

Label
Home Is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China
Title
Home Is a roof over a pig
Title remainder
an American family's journey in China
Statement of responsibility
Aminta Arrington
Title variation
American family's journey in China
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When all-American Aminta Arrington moves from suburban Georgia to a small town in China, she doesn't go alone. Her army husband and three young children, including an adopted Chinese daughter, uproot themselves too. Aminta hopes to understand the country with its long civilization, ancient philosophy, and complex language. She is also determined that her daughter Grace, born in China, regain some of the culture she lost when the Arringtons brought her to America as a baby
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arrington, Aminta
Dewey number
951.061
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DS706
  • DS706
LC item number
  • .A77 2012
  • .A77 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arrington, Aminta
  • Arrington, Aminta
  • Americans
  • Adopted children
  • China
  • Tai'an (Shandong Sheng, China)
Label
Home Is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Gate -- Home -- Teach -- Population -- Learn -- The exam -- Winter -- Mountains, water -- Foreign -- Independence -- Mount Tai -- Words -- God -- Countryside -- Return -- Familiar -- Same -- Tired -- Contradiction -- Identity -- Cold -- Christmas -- Unique -- The Kitchen God -- Silk -- Hong Kong -- Egg -- Language -- The West -- Woman -- sports -- Freedom -- Relationships
Control code
sky248012668
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9781590208991
Lccn
bl2012024725
Other control number
9781590208991
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Home Is a roof over a pig : an American family's journey in China, Aminta Arrington
Publication
Contents
Gate -- Home -- Teach -- Population -- Learn -- The exam -- Winter -- Mountains, water -- Foreign -- Independence -- Mount Tai -- Words -- God -- Countryside -- Return -- Familiar -- Same -- Tired -- Contradiction -- Identity -- Cold -- Christmas -- Unique -- The Kitchen God -- Silk -- Hong Kong -- Egg -- Language -- The West -- Woman -- sports -- Freedom -- Relationships
Control code
sky248012668
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9781590208991
Lccn
bl2012024725
Other control number
9781590208991
Other physical details
ill., map

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