All the Flowers in Shanghai: A Novel

All the Flowers in Shanghai: A Novel

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In 1930s Shanghai, following the path of duty takes precedence over personal desires for every young Chinese woman. For Feng, that means becoming the bride of a wealthy businessman in a marriage arranged by her parents. In the enclosed world of the Sang household - a place of public ceremony and private cruelty - she learns that fulfilling her duty means bearing a male heir. Ruthless and embittered by a life that has been forced on her, Feng plots a terrible revenge. But as the years pass, she must come to a reckoning with the sacrifices and the terrible choices she has made to assure her place in family and society, before the entire country is engulfed in the fast-flowing tide of revolution.

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ISBN : 9780062081605
BY (AUTHOR) Jepson, Duncan
PUBLISHER : HarperCollins Publishers Inc PUBLICATION DATE : February 28, 2012
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : William Morrow Paperbacks
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 203 mm x 135 mm
WEIGHT : 254 g

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DESCRIPTION :
In 1930s Shanghai, following the path of duty takes precedence over personal desires for every young Chinese woman. For Feng, that means becoming the bride of a wealthy businessman in a marriage arranged by her parents. In the enclosed world of the Sang household - a place of public ceremony and private cruelty - she learns that fulfilling her duty means bearing a male heir. Ruthless and embittered by a life that has been forced on her, Feng plots a terrible revenge. But as the years pass, she must come to a reckoning with the sacrifices and the terrible choices she has made to assure her place in family and society, before the entire country is engulfed in the fast-flowing tide of revolution.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780062081605
BY (AUTHOR) Jepson, Duncan
PUBLISHER : HarperCollins Publishers Inc PUBLICATION DATE : February 28, 2012
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : William Morrow Paperbacks
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 203 mm x 135 mm
WEIGHT : 254 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items