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The Sea of Trees
The Sea of Trees
Author: Yannick Murphy
A New York Times Notable Book In a first novel of "vivid, harrowing beauty" (People), Murphy surveys the landscape of war and peace through the unflinching gaze of an adolescent girl. Set in Indochina in the 1940s, The Sea of Trees is narrated by Tian, who is taken prisoner when the Japanese invade Shanghai. Based on stories from the author's ow...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780395850121
ISBN-10: 0395850126
Publication Date: 5/1997
Pages: 227
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Pretty good book. Tian and her family are detained in an isolated jungle camp when the Japanese invade China at the outset of WWII. This book is about their life there, their eventual escape, and how their lives go after that.

First novel by this author.


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