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Nancy Pine has travelled and studied in China for decades. She holds a PhD in education and is one of the leading American experts on Chinese early childhood education, which led to her book, Educating Young Giants, published by Palgrave Macmillan. She has taught everything from kindergarten to graduate school, and founded the Bridging Cultures US/China Program. At Mount Saint Mary’s University, she has advised the administration and faculty on China.

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Foreign Policy in Focus

“Pine uses the story of An Wei as a frame for telling the story of China…..The result is both a detailed and panoramic exploration of her subject, a meditation on both the one and the billion.”

John Feffer, Director, Foreign Policy in Focus,
Institute for Policy Studies

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“A beautifully readable deep look at the most crucial period in China’s modern history.” – R. Harrington, educator and tech advisor

“A riveting tale of one man…Enlightening, educational and entertaining.” – Jacqueline Knowles, journalist

“A compelling read…Hard to put down.” – Elizabeth M Jansson, founder of Women at Work

“An immigrant from China, I was drawn to Pine’s book. Her descriptions of local peasants and their agriculture are vivid and true to character.”-Joan Huang, composer  

“Reveals the complexities of life in modern China…Read this book as a companion to Peter Hessler’s work, such as Rivertown and his New Yorker articles.” – Anne Wilcoxen, professor emerita, Mount Saint Mary’s University

“A real page-turner.”  – Wayne April, social worker

“Helped me put my Chinese background into perspective.” – Event participant 

“It was like reading a good mystery, but it’s real.” – Altadena resident 

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