Among the dark chapters of US history, there was a moment in time where my marriage to Jun, a Chinese citizen, would have cost me my American citizenship.
“Year of Fire Dragons” details the life-changing year Shannon Young spent in Hong Kong while in a long-distance relationship with her Eurasian boyfriend.
“My mother is Korean and my father is…mostly white. I suppose that would make me Korean-American. Or Amerasian. Or a hapa. Why so many labels?”
Shannon Young writes, “He was an opportunity for a real live English romance, my very own Mr. Darcy, except…talkative—and half Chinese.”