Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang, Read by the Author
A Standout Memoir That's Even More Haunting and Memorable on Audio
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Author and narrator Qian Julie Wang captivates listeners with this poignant and powerful memoir, Beautiful Country. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this Civil Rights Attorney’s story that absolutely should be heard in the author’s own voice. Wang vividly describes living with her family in poverty and fear in New York City as undocumented immigrants from China. While often heartbreaking, Wang’s writing is sparse yet beautiful. Her deeply personal and affecting performance compels one to keep listening even through the most painful moments of her family’s struggle to survive.
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