My Impossible Life - memoir of a Chinese immigrant by Liza Cheuk May Chan

My Impossible Life - memoir of a Chinese immigrant by Liza Cheuk May Chan
https://www.amazon.com/Impossible-Life-Liza-Cheuk-Chan-ebook/dp/B076B76VLH

The author was a Chinese born and raised in British colonial Hong Kong in the 1950’s, came of age as a lesbian feminist in the United States in the 1970’s while attaining her B.A. degree in Political Science from Barnard College, a M.A. degree in International Relations from Texas Woman’s University, and her J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School, and proceeded to live many lifetimes in one: serious and serial health challenges, relationship difficulties, conflicts arising from cultural differences, and her involvement in the controversial Vincent Chin case that sparked the Asian American civil rights movement. Her “impossible” life story is told from the unique perspectives as a woman attorney in the early 1980’s, a racial/ethnic minority, an immigrant, a lesbian feminist, and last but not least, a paraplegic. A central theme of the memoir is the author’s coming full circle from being an intuitive child, to becoming a left-brained attorney, ultimately to returning to her spiritual roots after becoming a paraplegic confined to a wheelchair in the past 13-plus years.

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