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Daughter of the River
Daughter of the River
Author: Ying Hong
ISBN-13: 9780802116376
ISBN-10: 080211637X
Publication Date: 1/1999
Pages: 278
Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 1 rating
Publisher: Grove Pr
Book Type: Hardcover
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An amazing memoir. It's been called reminiscent of Angela's Ashes.
Author Hong Ying was born during a 60's famine in China that killed millions and her growing up was at the very bottom of Chinese society. Living in a slum on the banks of the Yangtse River she tells of how she survived-and discovered a long kept family secret