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"[Min] writes, as always, with singeing candor and devastating precision...Min's indomitable and magnificent memoir spans the full spectrum of the human experience, elucidates her noble mission as a writer, and portrays a woman of formidable strength and conviction." -- Booklist, starred review
"A landmark memoir gets a moving sequel." -- Elle
"[The] preeminent chronicler of women's lives in China's ill-starred Cultural Revolution." -- Elle
"What makes The Cooked Seed different from other immigrant stories is Min's incredible honesty." -- Los Alamos Daily Post --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
An excellenf story about families and history from another culture perspective.Published 3 days ago by Amazon Customer
Reading this book was a waste of my time. I read it for a book discussion group, and I am so disgusted with the book that I am going to skip the group this month. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Martha R. Terry
I saw this author a few weeks ago, where she spoke to a group of women. She IS herself, and her book amazes me. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Sally J. S.
Although my mother isn't from China, Ms Min's description of her battle as an immigrant to understand America and be understood by Americans gave me a clearer picture of Mom's... Read morePublished 13 days ago by Pat Dugan
we see a woman making a life for herself. no money. no language. we also learn the differences between Americans and China. from raising children, to work, to education. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Pat
Such a wonderful book from a woman who wrote her first book using a dictionary to translate. Incredible.Published 26 days ago by Troy Davis
I liked the story over all. However, at times I felt that the story dragged and was repetitive. It was interesting to watch her continue to go on after so many disappointment . Read morePublished 27 days ago by Jan Veno