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8 edition of Chinese Playground found in the catalog.

Chinese Playground

A Memoir

by Bill Lee

  • 246 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Rhapsody Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gangs,
  • Sociology,
  • Parental Memoirs,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • San Francisco,
  • Asians In The U.S.,
  • Organized Crime,
  • Social Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Lee, Bill,,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Regional Subjects - MidAtlantic,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Cali,
  • Chinese American criminals,
  • Chinese American families,
  • Dysfunctional Families,
  • Lee, Bill,
  • United States,
  • Criminology,
  • Social conditions,
  • Biography,
  • California,
  • Chinese Americans

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8555446M
    ISBN 100967002303
    ISBN 109780967002309
    OCLC/WorldCa42024589

    The book is focused on the only outdoor playground space in San Francisco's Chinatown in the s and s, the Chinese Playground, and, most specifically, the basketball court there. Using the court as the connection as well as a metaphor for cultural interaction possibilities, Yep provides a series of chapter case studies on basketball. In the s and s, hundreds of Chinese American youth found refuge on a small plot of land in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Officially designated the “Chinese Playground” by the city of San Francisco, this public playground was a place where young people made lasting friendships and formed basketball teams that excelled in competitions.

      In the book Crossing Sidelines, Crossing Cultures, Her grandmother, Franche Yep, once played for the Mei Wahs out of the Chinese Playground in . Chinese Playground: A Memoir By Bill Lee Bibliography courage to write such a book to let people know the Chinese underworld is remarkable. About the Author Bill Lee is a second-generation Chinese American who grew up in the underworld of San Francisco Chinatown. He is the author of "Chinese Playground" and "Born to Lose.".

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TABLE OF CONTENTS: Preface Part One: Chapter 1. Chinatown's Dirty Secrets Chapter 2. Chinese Playground Chapter 3. Keeping Up With the "Wongs" Chapter 4. "Hock Sair Woey," the Chinese Underworld Chapter 5. "Riding the Water," Secret Society Executions Chapter 6. Doin' the Nine-Ball Hustle Chapter 7.

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