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Heartfelt, deeply moving and an unexpectedly sincere glimpse into layers of a society so relevant and apparent in our age and yet so concealed.Published 3 months ago by evelyn
I assigned this book for my Community College students in my Reading classes for several semesters. It gave me a look at customs so different from our own, and many of the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Anne from California
This is a fabulous book which provides tremendous insight into the atrocities confronting women, even today, in China.
I'm so glad I had the chance to read this work.
There are many non-fiction books about China. But this one will haunt you for a while.....so much have been mentioned about the book's content which I shall not dwell on it... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kimberley Kwek
Very hard to read. The Chinese (culture) tortures its women but they seem to accept it. Some of the practices in the remote countryside are difficult to conceive. Read morePublished 8 months ago by K. Yip
Xinran tells the harrowing stories of several women in China in a clear and sympathetic manner. Her reporting gave me a glimpse of how very difficult it has been for women to have... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Xia H.
Gripping accounts of real women and their lives. It gave me insight to the world that Chinese women have lived.Published 10 months ago by marcia bosworth
Very rarely do I stop 1/2 through a book and say I just can not go on reading this crap. This book is one instance when I have done this. Read morePublished 10 months ago by SH