The Bathing Women

The Bathing Women

Book - 2013
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A stunningly original book that follows the lives of four young professional women in contemporary China - Tiao, a children's book editor, her sister Fan, who thinks escaping to America might solve her problems, hedonistic and self-destructive Fei, and Youyou, a chef - from childhood during the Cultural Revolution to adulthood in the new market economy.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2013.
Edition: Large Print edition.
ISBN: 9781410456182
1410456188
Characteristics: 655 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Zhang, Hongling
Sommer, Jason

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ChristchurchLib May 18, 2014

"A first English-language translation of a best-selling book by the Chinese Writers Association president traces the lives of four women in China from their shared childhoods during the Cultural Revolution to adulthood in the new market economy of the 1990s, from children's book editor Tiao and her America-idealising sister Fan to the self-destructive hedonist Fei and the chef Youyou." Fiction A to Z May 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/96117fb3-f773-4ebe-a30e-0933ee1fb11f?postId=88caf547-9d7c-4692-932a-8cbe7ef5fe90

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