The Bridegroom

The Bridegroom

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Book - 2000 | 1st ed.
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Baker & Taylor
A collection of twelve short stories captures the daily lives and experiences of Chinese women and men who struggle to deal with the influx of Western influence into a society that attempts to control their every thought and move.

Baker
& Taylor

Twelve short stories bring to life the daily dramas of Chinese men and women whose lives are being influenced by western culture while they are immersed in a society that is still under Communist rule.

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375420672
0375420673
9780375724930
0375724931
Characteristics: 225 p. ; 22 cm.

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May 27, 2017

Interesting stories set in the Chinese culture. Unlike the first comments on this book, I was engrossed with all the stories specifically because they were so different from our experiences here in the US. This author's work is always eye-opening to me.

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santiano9
Aug 20, 2016

Did not finish. Could not identify with the subjects of these short stories.

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