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Women of the Silk

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ISBN13: 9780312099435
ISBN10: 0312099436
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In Women of the Silk Gail Tsukiyama takes her readers back to rural China in 1926, where a group of women forge a sisterhood amidst the reeling machines that reverberate and clamor in a vast silk factory from dawn to dusk. Leading the first strike the village has ever seen, the young women use the strength of their ambition, dreams, and friendship to achieve the freedom they could never have hoped for on their own. Tsukiyama's graceful prose weaves the details of "the silk work" and Chinese village life into a story of courage and strength.

About the Author

Born to a Chinese mother and a Japanese father in San Francisco, Gail Tsukiyama now lives in El Cerrito, California. Her novels include Dreaming Water, The Language of Threads, The Samurai's Garden, and Night of Many Dreams.

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Emily Keeling, April 22, 2009 (view all comments by Emily Keeling)
This is a well-written, insightful, and truly emotional novel. Gail Tsukiyama creates a true masterpiece of Asian-American literature, perfect for fans of the genre itself and/or for those who liked 'Memoirs of a Geisha'.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312099435
Author:
Tsukiyama, Gail
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
China
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Women silk industry workers
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
China Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.85 x 5.87 x 0.77 in

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