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Piao zai Meiguo Adrift without roots (4 videodiscs 360 min.)

Newcomb Reading Room (Bartle) Reader Services Desk (DVD) (PN1992.77 .P56 2002 )

Description: In 12 documentary episodes, the writer and producer, Li Xian (Maria Gee) acts as a spokesperson for many new immigrants in the United States. After living on Pipit Place in San Diego, California for 8 years and making friends with many neighbors, the writer showed how four Chinese families, including her own, celebrate 12 American holidays to get a better understanding of the immigrant experience.