Apr 2, 2017
Born in America, the daughter of immigrants, writer Gish Jen recalls that, "When we were growing up, people would often say: your father is very Chinese." Not just little Chinese, very Chinese. What did they mean by that? She answers astutely, with reference to her father's unlikely memoir, the Tianamen Square tank man, and the chairs in the Shanghai Starbucks. A conversation at the Museum of Chinese in America with music from pianist Alexander Wu.