February Flowers

Washington Square Press
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 7. August 2007
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  • 256 Seiten
978-1-4165-6519-2 (ISBN)
Set in modern China, February Flowers tells the stories of two young women's journeys to self-discovery and reconciliation with the past.

Seventeen-year-old Ming and twenty-four-year-old Yan have very little in common other than studying at the same college. Ming, idealistic and preoccupied, lives in her own world of books, music, and imagination. Yan, by contrast, is sexy but cynical, beautiful but wild, with no sense of home. When the two meet and become friends, Ming's world is forever changed. But their differences in upbringing and ideology ultimately drive them apart, leaving each to face her dark secret alone.

Insightful, sophisticated, and rich with complex characters, February Flowers captures a society torn between tradition and modernity, dogma and freedom. It is a meditation on friendship, family, love, loss, and redemption and how a background shapes a life.

  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
  • Windows
  • 0,29 MB
978-1-4165-6519-2 (9781416565192)
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Fan Wu
  • Cover
  • Praise
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • Epigraph
  • Begin Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Readers Club Guide
  • Questions and Topics for Discussion

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