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Snow flower and the secret fan : a novel

Author: Lisa See
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An evocative story of friendship set against the backdrop of a nineteenth-century China in which women suffered from foot binding, isolation, and illiteracy follows an elderly woman and her companion as they communicate their hopes, dreams, joys, and tragedies through a unique secret language.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa See
ISBN: 1400060281 9781400060283
OCLC Number: 56567228
Description: 258 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Lisa See.
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An evocative story of friendship set against the backdrop of a nineteenth-century China in which women suffered from foot binding, isolation, and illiteracy follows an elderly woman and her companion as they communicate their hopes, dreams, joys, and tragedies through a unique secret language.

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This is a story of a Chinese girl whose feet are bound at the young age of six. It chronicles her life from a small child until an old woman. I loved this book because it was fascinating to learn about footbinding. The story is engrossing and you can feel the emotions of the characters. It's a nice,...
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