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17%OFFCurry, Alexandra - The Courtesan - 9781785770166 - V9781785770166
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The Courtesan

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Description for The Courtesan Paperback. Seven-year-old Sai Jinhua is left alone and unprotected, her life transformed after her mandarin father's summary execution for the crime of speaking the truth. Now an orphan, Jinhua is sold to a brothel and put to work as a 'money tree', enduring the very worst of human nature thanks to the friendship and wisdom of the crippled brothel maid. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: FRH; FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 27. Weight in Grams: 308.
A sweeping historical epic of a young Chinese woman in imperial Europe - perfect for fans of Memoirs of a Geisha The year is 1881, the era of China's humiliation at the hands of imperialist Europe. Seven-year-old Sai Jinhua is left alone and unprotected, her life transformed after her mandarin father's summary execution for the crime of speaking the truth. Now an orphan, Jinhua is sold to a brothel and put to work as a 'money tree', enduring the very worst of human nature thanks to the friendship and wisdom of the crippled ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
twenty7
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781785770166
SKU
V9781785770166
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About Curry, Alexandra
Alexandra Curry is a Canadian of Austrian and British parentage who has spent happy years living in Asia, Europe, Canada, and the United States. A graduate of Wellesley College, she now lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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