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The girl from Purple Mountain: love, honor, war, and one family's journey from China to America

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Publisher:
Thomas Dunne Books,
Pub. Date:
2001.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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A true story of love, betrayal, and healing, The Girl from Purple Mountain begins with a mystery: The Chai family matriarch, Ruth Mei-en Tsao Chai, dies unexpectedly and her grieving husband discovers that she had secretly arranged to be buried alone-rather than in the shared plots they had purchased together years ago. In this extraordinary and moving family epic set against the shifting tides of twentieth-century China, Ruth's first-born son, Winberg, and his daughter, May-lee, explore family history to reconstruct her life as they seek to understand her fatefuldecision.
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title_display The girl from Purple Mountain : love, honor, war, and one family's journey from China to America
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