The Bathing Women

The Bathing Women

A Novel

Book - 2012
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"The Bathing Women "follows the lives of four women--Tiao, a children's book editor; Fan, her sister, who thinks escaping to America might solve her problems; Fei, a hedonistic and self-destructive young woman; and Youyou, a chef--from childhood during the Cultural Revolution to adulthood in the new market economy. This moving novel charts the journey of these women as they grapple with love, sibling rivalry, and, ultimately, redemption.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Scribner 2012
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed
Description: 361 p. ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781451694840
Branch Call Number: TieN
Additional Contributors: Zhang, Hongling.
Sommer, Jason.


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ChristchurchLib May 18, 2014

"A first English-language translation of a best-selling book by the Chinese Writers Association president traces the lives of four women in China from their shared childhoods during the Cultural Revolution to adulthood in the new market economy of the 1990s, from children's book editor Tiao and her America-idealising sister Fan to the self-destructive hedonist Fei and the chef Youyou." Fiction A to Z May 2014 newsletter

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