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Publisher Description

In Women of the Silk Gail Tsukiyama takes her readers back to rural China in 1926, where a group of women forge a sisterhood amidst the reeling machines that reverberate and clamor in a vast silk factory from dawn to dusk. Leading the first strike the village has ever seen, the young women use the strength of their ambition, dreams, and friendship to achieve the freedom they could never have hoped for on their own. Tsukiyama's graceful prose weaves the details of "the silk work" and Chinese village life into a story of courage and strength.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2011
April 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
St. Martin's Press
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
670.5
KB

Customer Reviews

chacaz ,

Women and marriage

An alternative to marriage during this time period. Very good read.

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