Text: Alice "Rewriting the thesis into a book, apart from removing the academic language, I've probably been stuck in the framework for two or three years." After finalizing the framework, Xie Jiaxin printed out the full text of the paper, marked each paragraph with numbers, cut out by hand, and pasted stickers together. , according to the structure of the whole book, find the most suitable position for each fragment of the thesis, and re-combine the current book "My Black Hand Father: The Work and Life of a Tow Truck Master in Hong Kong". "It's amazing, it's not electronic typesetting, it's hand-cut by myself!" Xie Jiaxin said with a smile that such a hand-made method may be subtly influenced by his father's occupation. "
My Black Hand Father" is based on Xie Jiaxin's master's popular database thesis. "I changed the third-person reference to my father in the thesis, and also wrote it from my first-person perspective, using my father's life history to sort out the structure of the book." Xie Jiaxin said The father's job as a trailer master who supports the family is the starting point. In addition to exploring the past and present of the ironwork and trailer industry, the changes in Taiwan's industrial structure and economic development, he also takes his father's life as the backbone. Compared with the clear assumptions and inferences in the paper , In the book, Xie Jiaxin chose to tell the story that she was once unfamiliar and familiar with. Xie Jiaxin's father is the youngest. He left his hometown at the age of fifteen to study ironwork in Kaohsiung Xiaogang. After becoming the head of the family, he devoted himself to the family wholeheartedly. The words on his lips are always "If you don't study hard, you will grow up and work like me!"
Despite his deep skills, why does a father always have a demeaning attitude to his children about the profession of supporting a family? This may be Xie Jiaxin's first question about her father, and it is also the starting point of this book, but going back, everything starts with Xie Jiaxin's contact with sociology. "who I am?" "Actually, it's because I'm not good at math, I don't want to only learn languages, and I want to run to Taipei," Xie Jiaxin said with a smile, saying that she was admitted to the Department of Humanities and Sociology of Tsinghua University, which was the result of "multiple considerations." She entered the first interdisciplinary department of Tsingtao University by mistake. Philosophy, sociology, history, etc. are all within the scope of her study. "In fact, "My Black Hand Father" is equivalent to running through my career of studying sociology." Tracing back to the source, it took five years to rewrite it into a book. The starting point of "My Black Hand Father" came from a freshman sociology part. Operation. "The first class gave me a lot of stimulation," Xie Jiaxin seemed to rediscover her father's occupation in the class