Details the saga of five generations of a Mandarin family in China, ranging from the turbulent changes of the late nineteenth century to the 1970s
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Bette Bao Lord has based this story largely on the days when she herself was a newcomer to America. She is the author of Spring Moon, nominated for the American Book Award for First Novel, and Eighth Moon.Review:
“A Chinese Gone With The Wind.” (Publishers Weekly)
“An excellent novel” (Wall Street Journal)
“The interwoven fates of five generation...Murder, passion, betrayal, incest and intrigue...and the conflict of generations.” (Boston Globe)
“I loved this book...Spellbinding.” (Anne Rice)
“War and love and money and revolution--and dynasty...A remarkable book.” (Mike Wallace)
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060148934
Book Description HarperCollins, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0060148934
Book Description Harpercollins, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060148934
Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060148934 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0007278