A Pearl Necklace is the compelling true story of a Chinese American's struggles and victories strung together throughout life, weaving sorrows, joys, and lessons learned to create a beautiful masterpiece of inspiration and brilliance.
Mi Xue was born in the United States to Chinese immigrant parents. From a young age, she experienced the tensions of cultural identity and marginalization. As an adult, she faced the challenges of having an autistic child, and learning to submit to her husband who decided to leave his well-paying job in pursuit of something more eternally significant. Her family moved from place to place within the United States, and then to Hong Kong, while everyone else seemed to be immigrating to the United States instead. Just as her career in Hong Kong began to succeed, the family suddenly had to return to the United States. In the midst of all this, Mi Xue learned how to treasure what is most important in life.
This poignant biography demonstrates how a life of endless dedication and passion can shine like a precious jewel even throughout the darkest times.