John Jung's Books About Chinese Immigrants
Date of Review:
US-China Review, Spring 2012, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, 20-21
Four books on Chinese Immigrant Family Businesses
… a significant contribution to the history of Chinese laundries…best told by someone like Jung who experienced a ‘laundry life,’ and understands its psychological impact on the Chinese laundrymen and their families... ”
—Murray K. Lee, Curator, San Diego Chinese Historical Museum
Born in Macon, Georgia, where his immigrant parents from China, the only Chinese in the city, owned a laundry. After moving to California, he majored in psychology at U. C. Berkeley and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Northwestern University. Author of several...