Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street

a Chinese American romance
  • 735 Pages
  • 0.28 MB
  • 9305 Downloads
  • English
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Houghton Mifflin , Boston
Chinese -- United States -- Fiction, Racially mixed people -- Fiction, Illegitimate children -- Fiction, Children of the rich -- Fiction, Businesspeople -- Fiction, Birthfathers -- Fiction, Taoists -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Wall Street (New York, N.Y.) -- Fi

Places

New York (N.Y.), Wall Street (New York, N.Y.), United S

StatementDavid Payne.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A9366 C6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 735 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2846995M
ISBN 100395355621
LC Control Number84009113
OCLC/WorldCa10751312

“Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street” fits squarely into the category of a sweeping epic. It follows Sun I on his journey from a remote Taoist monastery in China, landward across Asia, through a wandering ocean journey as a sailor and finally to his destination at the Stock Exchange in New York/5.

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Oct 30,  · The illegitimate son of a Chinese mother and an American aviator with the Flying Tigers, the hero was reared as an orphan by Taoist monks. When he learns that his father may be a wealthy Wall Street entrepreneur, he feels compelled to go to New York.5/5(1). Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street by David Payne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at viewyoursitedemo.com Editions for Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street: (), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), Get this from a library.

Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street: a Chinese American romance. [David Payne]. Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street.

From the tranquility of an Oriental monastery to the tumult of the New York Stock Exchange, the hero of this amazing novel embarks on a quest for a father, a fortune, and the ultimate essence of the universe. Awarded the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award: an enormous whimsy balanced on a mere speck of a joke—that Tao (Chinese) and Dow (as in Jones, Wall Street) are identical in correct pronunciation.

Penny thus creates a young Taoist monk, Sun I (profit or loss, in Chinese), who's actually the son of American financier Awed Love (who was in China as a Flying Tiger during WW II).

The illegitimate son of a Chinese woman and an American officer, he was reared as an orphan by Taoist monks. When he learns that his father may be a wealthy Wall Street entrepreneur, he feels compelled to go to New York. His efforts to reconcile his two lives — to find the Tao in the Dow — make a story rich in character, wit, and insight.

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Jan 20,  · ''Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street'' is a rambling page tale of Sun I, the illegitimate son of a wealthy American capitalist and the infatuated daughter of a Chinese businessman. Sep 24,  · David Payne is known for his five novels, Back to Wando Passo, Gravesend Light, Ruin Creek, Early from the Dance and Confessions of a Taoist On Wall Street.

He knows his way around fiction. His first book, Confessions of a Taoist On Wall Street, received the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award, whose previous winners include [ ].

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Books. Go Search Best Sellers 5/5(2). While I learned a little bit about Taoism from this book, it didn't really immerse me in the culture.

Hoff, Benjamin. The Tao of Pooh. Payne, David. Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street. A great book, easy reading and an abundant source of knowledge about Taoism.

Interviews: Peter Merel e-mail:[email protected] David Payne is the NY Times Notable author of five novels and a memoir, Barefoot to Avalon, which Jay McInerney calls, “one of the most powerful and penetrating memoirs I’ve ever read; it is fiercely honest, deeply engaging, and utterly heartbreaking.” “I begin with what may seem a bold observation: David Payne is the most gifted.

I Ching and the Big Board.

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By Joseph McLellan another book was devised by many hands in the dim past: the I Ching or "Book of Changes." in Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street.

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Keith Mano, review. David Payne lives in North Carolina, and is the author of four previous novels: Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street, which won the prestigious Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award; Early from the Dance; Ruin Creek; and Gravesend viewyoursitedemo.com welcomes comments from readers, and is available to speak with your book.

Apr 29,  · Author of Back to Wando Passo, Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street, Amserlin y Beibl, Kregel Pictorial Guide to Bible History (Kregel Pictorial Guides), Holy Bible, Island Cycling, Songs for the Old Century, Applied Cognitive PsychologyWritten works: Ruin Creek.

Payne's lengthy first novel (Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street, ) won a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. This time he offers a southern chronicle that works over its materials for too long and finally turns tiresome.

David Payne -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Sep 23,  · An episode of Louis Rukeyser’s “Wall Street Week,” a television show, planted the seeds that would eventually inspire Payne to write his first novel, “Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street,” which the “Washington Post” describes as “a book to be read twice, first to be gulped down in great chunks during sleepless nights.

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Payne, David. Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street (). Payne's first novel, this book won the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award. While it accepts a somewhat optimistic view of Taoist divinatory powers, it does present a rather believable culture clash.

David Payne. David Payne is the author of five novels, including Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street, winner of the Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award; Ruin Creek, a New York Times Notable Book; and Back to Wando viewyoursitedemo.com has taught at Bennington, Duke, and Hollins and is a founding faculty member in the Queens University MFA program.

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David Payne in his novel Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street gives a fascinating account of the quest for Tao within Dow with the help of the I Ching of a Taoist monk, who grew up in the tranquility of an Oriental monastery and later found himself in the tumult of the New York Stock Exchange.Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street by David Payne - book cover, description, publication history.Jul 25,  · Henderson native David Payne wrote five highly praised novels, including “Confessions of a Taoist on Wall Street” and “Back to Wando Passo.” His latest book, “Barefoot to Avalon: A.