Double Luck by Lu Chi Fa
Memoirs of a Chinese Orphan

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Tells the story of the author's struggles after being orphaned at the age of three and how he held on to his dream of coming to the United States as he passed from one relative to another and was even sold to a Communist couple.

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Lu Chi Fa was born in the Jiangsu Province in China. He grew up there and in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. In 1969, he immigrated to the United States. He now owns a successful restaurant and lives in Morro Bay, California. Becky White has written numerous books about childhood education and is a teacher, author, and editor. She lives in Pismo Beach, California.
Published March 1, 2000 by Holiday House. 212 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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At 12, he survives a dangerous trek to freedom in Hong Kong, where an elderly man to whom he gives food fuels his dreams of emigrating to America ("In America people eat three times a day.

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