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24%OFFMaxine Hong Kingston - The Woman Warrior: Picador Classic - 9781447275220 - 9781447275220
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The Woman Warrior: Picador Classic

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Description for The Woman Warrior: Picador Classic Paperback. With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo. A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America. Series: Picador Classics. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: BGA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 232.
With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America. When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We could be heroines, swordswomen. Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are worthless, tradition is exalted and only a strong, wily woman can ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Condition
New
Series
Picador Classics
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781447275220
SKU
9781447275220
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

About Maxine Hong Kingston
Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese-American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of California, Berkeley.

Reviews for The Woman Warrior: Picador Classic
It [has] crossed cultural boundaries and fused literary genres in startlingly original ways
Guardian
A book of fierce clarity and originality
Newsweek
As a dream - of the female avenger - it is dizzying, elemental, a poem turned into a sword . . . reimagining the past with such dark beauty, such precision and ... Read more

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