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Title: THE WOMAN WARRIOR
PICADOR CLASSIC
By: Maxine Hong Kingston, Xiaolu Guo
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1447275225
ISBN 13: 9781447275220
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Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 1 January, 2015
Edition: Main Market Ed.
Series: Picador Classics 14
Pages: 192
Description: With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo. A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America.
Synopsis: With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America. When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We could be heroines, swordswomen. Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are worthless, tradition is exalted and only a strong, wily woman can scratch her way upwards. Growing up in a changing America, surrounded by Chinese myth and memory, this is her story of two cultures and one trenchant, lyrical journey into womanhood. Complex and beautiful, angry and adoring, Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior is a seminal piece of writing about emigration and identity. It won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1976 and is widely hailed as a feminist classic.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Picador
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