A Village with My Name

One of the best books on China in a decade ... a spellbinding and personal portrait by a remarkably gifted storyteller
— Pietra Rivoli, author of Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy
Tong tells his story with humor, a little snark, lots of love and a determination to show the dignity of his people and others he meets along the way
— Library Journal
Compulsively readable, this book traces China’s long and difficult relationship with the outside world through the extraordinary journey of a single family
— Louisa Lim, author of The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
The author climbs a punishing mountain of history with his inter-generational team
— Kirkus Reviews
... a wonderful unearthing of long-forgotten but ever-important ties between America and China
— John Pomfret, author of The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom