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2012 UT Tyler Freshman Summer Reading Program

The 2012 Freshman Summer Reading Program selection is Dreaming in Chinese: Mandarin Lessons in Life, Love, and Language (2010) by Deborah Fallows. The book discusses Fallows' experiences living in Shanghai. 

Fallows spoke at the New Student Convocation, held in the UC Theater on Tuesday, August 21 at 5pm. All freshman and transfer students were invited. 

Also see the Reading Questions for further discussion topics.

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Dreaming in Chinese - Deborah Fallows
Call Number: DS779.43 .F36 2011
ISBN: 9780802779144
Publication Date: 2011-09-13


Interview with Deb Fallows

Book Reviews and Author Interviews

Below are reviews of Dreaming in Chinese and interviews with Fallows about the book. If prompted, enter your Patriots logon (same as Blackboard). 


Library eBooks

The library also has thousands of ebooks available on China or the Chinese language. You can check them out in SwoopSearch.


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Books on Display

These books were on display in August 2012 and are now available in the stacks and oversize sections of the library.

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother - Amy Chua
Call Number: HQ 759 .C59 2011
ISBN: 9781594202841
Publication Date: 2011-01-11

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Made in China - Donald N. Sull; Yong Wang
Call Number: HB615 .S94 2005
ISBN: 1591397154
Publication Date: 2005-06-01

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The Chinese Garden - Maggie Keswick; Charles Jencks (Contribution by); Alison Hardie (Revised by)
Call Number: SB457.55 .K47 2003
ISBN: 0674010868
Publication Date: 2003-05-15
Oversized Books - 3rd Floor

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The Joy Luck Club - Amy Tan
Call Number: PS3570.A48 J6 1989
ISBN: 0399134204
Publication Date: 1989-03-22

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China and Britain - Pratt, John Thomas Sir
Call Number: DS740.5.G5 P67
Publication Date: 1944

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Boxer Rebellion - Diana Preston
Call Number: DS771 .P73 2001
ISBN: 0425180840
Publication Date: 2001-07-01

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China into Africa - Robert I. Rotberg (Editor)
Call Number: DS740.5 .A34 C45 2008
ISBN: 9780815775614
Publication Date: 2008-10-20

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China's Global Strategy - Clegg
Call Number: DS777.55 .C54 2009
ISBN: 9780745325187
Publication Date: 2009-03-15

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History in Three Keys - Paul A. Cohen; Paul A. Townsend
Call Number: DS771 .C67 1997
ISBN: 0231106505
Publication Date: 1997-01-21

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Fortunate Sons - Liel Leibovitz; Matthew Miller
Call Number: DS761.2 .L45 2011
ISBN: 9780393070040
Publication Date: 2011-02-14

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Japan and China : from war to peace, 1894-1972 - Jansen, Marius B
Call Number: DS740.5.J3 J36
Publication Date: 1975

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The Long March - Sun Shuyun
Call Number: DS777.5132 .S86 2006
ISBN: 9780307278319
Publication Date: 2008-05-06


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