Poetry Madness

Recently Viewed clear list

Q&A | February 27, 2014

Rene Denfeld: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Rene Denfeld

Describe your latest book. The Enchanted is a story narrated by a man on death row. The novel was inspired by my work as a death penalty... Continue »
  1. $18.19 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Enchanted

    Rene Denfeld 9780062285508

Qualifying orders ship free.
List price: $18.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
2 Beaverton Pacific Northwest- Montana
1 Burnside Pacific Northwest- Montana
1 Hawthorne Pacific Northwest- Montana

More copies of this ISBN

Long Way Home: Journeys of a Chinese Montanan


Long Way Home: Journeys of a Chinese Montanan Cover


Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In 1936, seven-year-old Flora Wong, her parents, and her seven siblings left their home in Boston and set out across the Pacific Ocean on a twenty-one-day voyage to return to their parents' home village in rural southern China. Flora's father and mother sought a new, quiet life for their young family in their native land.

But this was a different China, and Flora's family would not find the peace they sought. China's Communist Party had begun its rise toward revolution. And in 1937, Japan launched a full-scale invasion of China. Within a few years of her arrival, full-scale world war engulfed Flora's new home.

Amid the turmoil, Flora and her family managed to build a modest life in their small village. In time, this young girl whose only home had been Boston, learned to tend the rice and vegetables, draw water from the town well, sew simple clothes and trap frogs and beetles. Her education ended in the second grade.

At eighteen, Flora was told she was engaged to be married. Working

Product Details

Wong, Flora
Wing Shing Company LLC
Biography - General
Publication Date:

Other books you might like

  1. The Hypnotist
    Used Trade Paper $3.50
  2. How the Mistakes Were Made Used Trade Paper $2.95

Related Subjects

» Biography » General
» Biography » Women
» History and Social Science » Pacific Northwest » Montana

Long Way Home: Journeys of a Chinese Montanan Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$12.95 In Stock
Product details pages Wing Shing Company LLC - English 9781591520832 Reviews:
  • back to top
Follow us on...

Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.