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Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck #4: Three Daughters of Madame Liang

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Synopsis:

A story of three daughters faced with a political and familial dispute.

Synopsis:

After her husband takes a concubine, Madame Liang sets out on her own, starting an upscale restaurant and sending her daughters to America to be educated. At the restaurant, the leaders of the People's Republic wine and dine and Madame Liang must keep a low profile for her daughters' sake.

Soon her two eldest daughters are called back to serve the People's Republic. Her oldest daughter, Grace, now a doctor, finds meaning through her work. Things are not as easy for her daughter Mercy, a musician who is not in demand in the People's Republic, nor for her new husband who she has brought back to China with her.

Watching her two daughters grow apart and knowing that her youngest daughter will never return, Madame Liang must also face the challenges The Cultural Revolution, and how to keep herself and the restaurant, alive.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559210409
Author:
Buck, Pearl S.
Publisher:
Moyer Bell
Author:
Buck, Pearl S.
Location:
Mount Kisco, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Women
Subject:
American
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
China
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Women -- China -- Fiction.
Subject:
China Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
Oriental Novels of Pearl S. Buck
Series Volume:
4th
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
315
Dimensions:
8.58x5.56x.94 in. .92 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A story of three daughters faced with a political and familial dispute.
"Synopsis" by , After her husband takes a concubine, Madame Liang sets out on her own, starting an upscale restaurant and sending her daughters to America to be educated. At the restaurant, the leaders of the People's Republic wine and dine and Madame Liang must keep a low profile for her daughters' sake.

Soon her two eldest daughters are called back to serve the People's Republic. Her oldest daughter, Grace, now a doctor, finds meaning through her work. Things are not as easy for her daughter Mercy, a musician who is not in demand in the People's Republic, nor for her new husband who she has brought back to China with her.

Watching her two daughters grow apart and knowing that her youngest daughter will never return, Madame Liang must also face the challenges The Cultural Revolution, and how to keep herself and the restaurant, alive.

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