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Author Fai, Pai Kit, 1929-

Title The concubine's daughter / Pai Kit Fai.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2009.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL First Floor - KKBB-2  FIC FAI    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description 471 pages, 13 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes "Reading Group Gold" section (p. [2-13], and reading group guide (p. [12-13]).
Summary Li-Xia, the daughter of a young concubine to an old silk farmer in rural Chine, escapes her destiny of becoming a concubine by outwitting her father's orders to bind her feet and running away with an English sea captain, and takes her first steps towards fulfilling her mother's dream of becoming a scholar.
Subject Women -- China -- Social conditions -- Fiction.
China -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780312355210
0312355211

 
    
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