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Read online Filles de Shanghai (LITTERATURE ETR).pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Filles de Shanghai (LITTERATURE ETR) Chine Shanghai est le joyau de l Asie ville lumi re color e et tumultueuse abritant millionnaires et mendiants patriotes et r volutionnaires artistes et seigneurs de guerre C est aussi l que vivent les s urs Chin Pearl et May magnifiques jeunes femmes ais es et rebelles aux temp raments pourtant oppos s Mais l insouciance s arr te brutalement pour les deux s urs le jour o leur p re ruin d cide de les vendre des Chinois de Californie venus chercher des pouses en Chine Alors que les bombes japonaises s abattent sur leur ville natale une nouvelle vie commence Los Angeles pour les jeunes femmes Pearl et May tentent de s adapter au r ve am ricain elles cherchent l amour et la c l brit tout en bravant le racisme qui s vit aux tats Unis cette poque Best seller en cours de traduction dans pays Filles de Shanghai est une histoire de s urs complices et amies ins parables partageant les m mes r ves et espoirs mais aussi rong es par la jalousie et la rivalit Lisa See est pass e ma tre dans l art de raconter les vies de femmes hors du commun .

Lisa See est dou e Avec Filles de Shanghai elle explore les liens unissant deux s urs tout en voquant la cruelle exp rience de l immigration am ricaine USA Today .

diteur original Random House an imprint of the Random House Publishing Group a division of Random House Inc Lisa See Shanghai Girls Pour la traduction fran aise ditions Flammarion Couverture Illustration originale d apr s une jeune femme de Shanghai Blue Jean Images Getty Images et une vue du Chinatown new yorkais David Henderson Trevillion Images by Lisa See, Pierre Ménard

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Filles de Shanghai (LITTERATURE ETR)
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Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, China, Historical, Asia
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Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles s Chinatown and years of research See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese American family a work that takes in stories of racism and romance entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache secret marriages and sibling rivalries in a powerful history of two cultures meeting in a new world photos, b An exciting new novel set in the Chop Suey Circuit of San Francisco right before World War II from the beloved bestselling author of Snowflower and the Secret Fan and Shanghai Girls b br br In Ruby Helen and Grace three girls from very different backgrounds find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco s exclusive Oriental nightclub the Forbidden City Grace an American born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco s Chinatown And as both her friends know Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese At times their differences are pronounced but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams Then everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion and Ruby is one of them But which of her friends betrayed her, 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, Li yan and her family align their lives around the seasons and the farming of tea There is ritual and routine and it has been ever thus for generations Then one day a jeep appears at the village gate the first automobile any of them have seen and a stranger arrives br br In this remote Yunnan village the stranger finds the rare tea he has been seeking and a reticent Akha people In her biggest seller i Snow Flower and the Secret Fan i See introduced the Yao people to her readers Here she shares the customs of another Chinese ethnic minority the Akha whose world will soon change Li yan one of the few educated girls on her mountain translates for the stranger and is among the first to reject the rules that have shaped her existence When she has a baby outside of wedlock rather than stand by tradition she wraps her daughter in a blanket with a tea cake hidden in her swaddling and abandons her in the nearest city br br After mother and daughter have gone their separate ways Li yan slowly emerges from the security and insularity of her village to encounter modern life while Haley grows up a privileged and well loved California girl Despite Haley s happy home life she wonders about her origins and Li yan longs for her lost daughter They both search for and find answers in the tea that has shaped their family s destiny for generations