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Forged from silver dollar, Li Feng

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Forged from silver dollar
Title
Forged from silver dollar
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Li Feng
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Forged from silver dollar
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one family's epic tale of survival in tumultuous twenthieth-century China
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Li Feng grew up in Mao's China with her mother's motto burning in her ears - success demands two things: unconditional sacrifice and absolute mental focus. Looking back on her family history from her new home in Sydney, Li began to piece together the lives of those who came before her - women who struggled to overcome the odds in the face of unimaginable tragedy and oppression. What she found was the story of four generations of women - from Silver Dollar, who fought to regain her dignity and change her destiny after being sold into a loveless marriage at twelve; to Ming Xiu, who was forced to make a choice no mother should ever have to make following the execution of her husband; to Li's mother Rong, who grew up as an outcast but never gave up hope of a better life"--Publisher's description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
920.72
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Forged from silver dollar, Li Feng
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Li Feng grew up in Mao's communist China with her mother's motto burning in her ears - success demands two things: unconditional sacrifice and absolute mental focus. Finally breaking free of her mother's overbearing clutches and fleeing to Sydney as an adult, Li struggled to make sense of her own lost childhood by piecing together her family's history. What she found was a heartbreaking tale of love and loss that echoed across four generations of women - from Silver Dollar, who fought to regain her dignity and change her destiny after being sold into a loveless marriage at the age of 13; to Ming Xiu, who was forced to make a choice no mother should ever have to make following the execution of her husband; to Li's mother Rong, who grew up as an outcast on the periphery of society but never gave up hope of a better life for herself and for her daughters. Despite economic and political upheaval, these women battled to offer their children a better future through sheer determination in the face of unimaginable adversity. FORGED FROM SILVER DOLLAR is an inspiring true story about modern China, iron will and the strength of a mother's love
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24 cm
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Extent
xi, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780733632310
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780733632310
  • (OCoLC)908030892

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