Chicken Feathers & Garlic Skin: Diary of a Chinese Garment Factory Girl on Saipan

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Chicken Feathers & Garlic Skin: Diary of a Chinese Garment Factory Girl on Saipan by Chun Yu Wang.pdf

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Descriptions : It took a lot of courage for a year old girl from Wu Xi City in Jiang Shu province China who had never flown on a plane and who had never left home before to travel miles to a foreign country in search of work It took even more courage to stay once she discovered what life was really like for a factory girl on the island of Saipan in the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands CNMI br br Did she make the greatest mistake of her life Like many girls she came with dreams of a better future Yes the pay was better than in China but at what price Would the high pressure of hour quota driven days of tedious mind and finger numbing work get to her Or would the greedy floor monitors and scam artists preying on lonely naive women rob her not just of her income but of her innocence as well At every turn there were wolves ahead and tigers behind that threatened her dreams of happiness Could she learn Saipan s secret factory system and get ahead before she lost it all Could she save money save face and return to China better off Would she even want to given the real reason she left China in the first place br br br Chicken Feathers and Garlic Skin is Chun Yu Wang s nine year journey on the island of Saipan It is an inspiring and enlightening tale of determination disappointment justice and triumph and the only known first hand account and diary of a Saipan factory girl s life br br Chicken Feathers and Garlic Skin is told in her own words simple yet full of profound insights and from an entirely untainted perspective It is a directly transcribed account told without the bias of reporters journalists case workers human rights activists or western worldviews Chun Yu s words reveal a natural storyteller s love of the art and an attention to detail that makes Chicken Feathers and Garlic Skin a rare emotional memorable experience you ll want to share again and again br br br br We wear the clothes We read an occasional story of worker exploitation in third world countries but then the reality fades The nameless faceless workers who fill the factories toiling long days to sew assemble and hem clothes for western tastes fade from our consciousness Until now br br br Ever wonder what it s really like to work in a garment factory br br Ever wanted to know more about those factory girls in news photos working hard behind sewing machines Where do they come from What sorts of lives have they left behind What sorts of lives do they lead now How much money do they really make and keep Are they happy sad What do they really think about the work their factories themselves br br In her book Chun Yu reveals things only another factory girl can recognize in this video clip things that you and I would never realize br br Many of us never get to see the inside of a garment factory to see what it s really like br br Chicken Feathers and Garlic Skin is one story of one young lady among the the tens of thousands who even right now are working long hard hours to earn wages to help better their lives and the lives of their families br br Chicken Feathers and Garlic Skin answers those questions bringing to life a worldview a way of life a work ethic dreams and aspirations that many of us rarely get a chance to experience










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