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Read online Snow Flower and the Secret Fan.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Snow Flower and the Secret Fan In nineteenth century China in a remote Hunan county a girl named Lily at the tender age of seven is paired with a laotong old same in an emotional match that will last a lifetime The laotong Snow Flower introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she s painted a poem in nu shu a unique language that Chinese women created in order to communicate in secret away from the influence of men .

As the years pass Lily and Snow Flower send messages on fans compose stories on handkerchiefs reaching out of isolation to share their hopes dreams and accomplishments Together they endure the agony of foot binding and reflect upon their arranged marriages shared loneliness and the joys and tragedies of motherhood The two find solace developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive But when a misunderstanding arises their deep friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart by Lisa See

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Title:Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
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ISBN:0812968069
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Number of Pages:269
Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, China, Historical, Asia
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Dreams of Joy (Shanghai Girls #2), Shanghai Girls (Shanghai Girls #1), The Interior (Red Princess, #2), On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family, Dragon Bones (Red Princess, #3), China Dolls, Flower Net (Red Princess, #1), Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane
In a magnificent land where myth mixes treacherously with truth one woman is in charge of telling them apart Liu Hulan is the Inspector in China s Ministry of Public Security whose tough style rousts wrongdoers and rubs her superiors the wrong way Now her latest case finds her trapped between her country s distant past and her own recent history br br The case starts at a rally for a controversial cult that ends suddenly in bloodshed and leads to the apparent murder of an American archaeologist which officials want to keep quiet And haunting Hulan s investigation is the possible theft of ancient dragon bones that might alter the history of civilization itself br br Getting to the bottom of ever spiraling events Hulan unearths more scandals confronts more murderers and revives tragic memories that shake her tormented marriage to its core In the end she solves a mystery as big unruly and complex as China itself, In her most powerful novel yet acclaimed author Lisa See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls and Pearl s strong willed nineteen year old daughter Joy Reeling from newly uncovered family secrets Joy runs away to Shanghai in early to find her birth father the artist Z G Li with whom both May and Pearl were once in love Dazzled by him and blinded by idealism and defiance Joy throws herself into the New Society of Red China heedless of the dangers in the Communist regime Devastated by Joy s flight and terrified for her safety Pearl is determined to save her daughter no matter the personal cost From the crowded city to remote villages Pearl confronts old demons and almost insurmountable challenges as she follows Joy hoping for reconciliation Yet even as Joy s and Pearl s separate journeys converge one of the most tragic episodes in China s history threatens their very lives, In nineteenth century China in a remote Hunan county a girl named Lily at the tender age of seven is paired with a laotong old same in an emotional match that will last a lifetime The laotong Snow Flower introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she s painted a poem in nu shu a unique language that Chinese women created in order to communicate in secret away from the influence of men br br As the years pass Lily and Snow Flower send messages on fans compose stories on handkerchiefs reaching out of isolation to share their hopes dreams and accomplishments Together they endure the agony of foot binding and reflect upon their arranged marriages shared loneliness and the joys and tragedies of motherhood The two find solace developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive But when a misunderstanding arises their deep friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart, In seventeenth century China three women become emotionally involved with The Peony Pavilion a famed opera rumored to cause lovesickness and even death including Peony the cloistered daughter of a wealthy scholar who succumbs to its spell only to return after her death as a hungry ghost to haunt her former fianc who has married another