2007 BOOK AWARD WINNER
CHINESE HEART OF TEXAS Wins 2007 CITATION From the San Antonio Conservation Society













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WHAT READERS OF CHINESE HEART HAVE SAID
















Mr. Ernest Chann, former president of the CHINESE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA wrote about Chinese Heart of Texas, "It is a masterful work, which uncovered some new primary resource material." He added "I particularly enjoyed seeing the wide variety of photographs, their placement in the book and your choices. Precious! The work is evidence of being heartfelt and scholarly in research."

Professor Priscilla Wegars of the University of Idaho's ASIAN AMERICAN COMPARATIVE COLLECTION wrote in her review "The author has done a fine job of assembling a wealth of information into a book that is both scholarly and readable." She also said "While Chinese Heart of Texas is mostly about San Antonio's colony, it can be mined for many other nuggets of information beyond that topic."
















Dr. Evelyn Hu-Dehart, professor of History and Ethnic Studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island said in an interview in ASIAN WEEK, "This book is the first serious study of the Chinese in Texas and in particular in San Antonio, that really finally puts them on the map." She added "That's the value of this book. It is the first step to recovering and documenting a history that has never been fully acknowledged."