With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

Category: Memoir & Biography

October 23, 2021

Beautiful Country: A Memoir

In Chinese, Mei Guo translates to Beautiful Country, the nickname for the United States; hence the title of this moving memoir. Qian (Julie) was brought to the US in 1994 when she was 7 years old. She paints an excruciating picture of their lives as undocumented persons in New York City in the 1990s.

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