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Author Book Talk & Signing: Ghosts of Gold Mountain | Oakland

Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA


Built the Transcontinental Railroad (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, on sale May 7, 2019) by award-winning scholar Gordon H. Chang is a groundbreaking account that draws on unprecedented research to recover the Chinese railroad workers’ stories and celebrate their role in remaking America. An invaluable correction of a great historical injustice, Ghosts Of Gold Mountain returns these “silent spikes” to their rightful place in our national saga.

Gordon H. Chang is the Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities and Professor of History at Stanford University, where he also serves as director of the Center for East Asian Studies and codirector of the Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project. Chang is the author of Fateful Ties and editor of four other books. He lives in Stanford, California.


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Address: 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA

Saturday, May 25, 2019

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