Emily Wu’s stories have appeared in both Chinese and American publications. She is one of the featured subjects in the filmUp to the Mountain, Down to the Village. She lives with her two children in Cupertino, California. Larry Engelmann is the author of five previous books, includingDaughter of China. His writing has appeared in many publications, includingAmerican Heritage,Smithsonian, and the magazines of both theLos Angeles TimesandThe Washington Post. He lives in San Jose, California. From the Hardcover edition.