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 1 month 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 2 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 3 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 3 months ago by SH
The writer is excellent. The first story is so interesting that I could not stop reading it . Was very disturbing and I found myself asking could this be true? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Evelyn M.
It open my eyes to what happens in china the women and the daily struggles they are up against a male dominate societyPublished 10 months ago by Alison
I had this book in my library for quite some time before I read it. I regret that I waited so long and ordered another book by this author as soon as I finished it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Frosty
Thoroughly enjoyed this book which opened my eyes to issues women in China were dealing with while I was growing up in the US.Published 12 months ago by Margaret Royster
This is a very well written book and you want to believe these stories are fiction but unfortunately they are not.Published 12 months ago by comfyincolorado