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Sasha Su-Ling Welland

Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Sasha was born in Chicago.

Biography: Sasha was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She received a PhD in anthropology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is currently assistant professor of anthropology and women studies at the University of Washington in Seattle.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Sasha Su-Ling Welland on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A thousand miles of dreams :
ISBN: 0742553132 OCLC: 607761996

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Lanham, Md. : ©2006.

The biography of two intensely rivalrous Chinese sisters, a writer and a doctor, whose eventful lives took very different paths in their quest to be independent women. Daughters of an imperial scholar-official and a concubine, the two sisters followed professional trajectories unimaginable to their parents' generation, one emigrating to America and the other achieving fame in China as a writer, but also leaving China in 1945. They were Chinese modern girls who sought to forge their own way during a period of social revolution that unsettled relations between men and women--and among nations.--From publisher description.