Escape to Gold Mountain: A Graphic History of the Chinese in North America
a graphic novel (240 pg comic book) written & illustrated by David H.T. Wong
Escape to Gold Mountain is the first graphic novel to tell their story: based on historical documents and interviews with elders, this is a vivid history of the Chinese in their search for “Gold Mountain” (the Chinese colloquialism for North America) as seen through the eyes of the Wong family. They traverse the challenges of eking out an existence in their adopted homeland with hope and determination, creating a poignant immigrant’s legacy for their sons and daughters.
Escape to Gold Mountain is a moving and gripping story for all young people.
Ages 12 and up.
Escape to Gold Mountain is available from on-line book sellers, most bookstores, and from the publisher: