Ancestors: 900 Years in The Life of A Chinese Family

Ancestors: 900 Years in the Life of a Chinese Family is a book first published in 1988 written by the Hong Kong-based journalist Frank Ching, in which he tells the story of his ancestors in the Qin (秦) family, beginning with the 11th-century Song dynasty poet Qin Guan. He also relates many details about the history of the city of Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, the home of the Qin clan. The book has since been translated into other languages and published in France, the Netherlands, China, and Taiwan. An updated edition was published in 2009 by Rider, a part of Random House. Frank Ching is knowledgeable about Chinese history and has conducted extensive research.

"Qin" is the standard pinyin Romanization of Frank Ching’s surname.

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... discusses events of the previous twenty years, including ancestral graves that had been demolished as a result of the economic development of Wuxi as well as ... Qin clan in Wuxi published the 10th edition of the family genealogy in 2007, updating the ancestral records for the first time since the 1920s ... For the first time, women were given their own entries in the family records ...

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