The Lost Daughter of Happiness
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Lost Daughter of Happiness by Geling Yan
Book DescriptionLos Angeles Times bestseller--now in paperback. A "sensuous and disquieting new novel" [New York Times] from one of China's most acclaimed novelists, the award-winning screenwriter of Joan Chen's film Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl. The Lost Daughter of Happiness is an epic and moving love story of individuals intoxicated with one another and yet repeatedly separated by prejudice and mistrust. The novel chronicles the lives of the main characters over decades against a backdrop of social turmoil--the anti-Chinese hysteria that plagued San Francisco.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780786887576
Paperback / softback
(216mm x 137mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Hyperion Books
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Publish Date: 22-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Geling Yan
Little Aunt Crane, Paperback (November 2016)
In the last days of World War II, the Japanese occupation of Manchuria has collapsed. As the Chinese move in, the elders of the Japanese settler village of Sakito decide to preserve their honour by killing all the villagers in an act of mass suicide. Only 16-year-old Tatsuru escapes. But Tatsuru's trials have just begun...
Flowers of War, Paperback (January 2013)
It's December 1937. The Japanese have taken Nanking. A group of terrified schoolgirls hides in the compound of an American church. Among them is Shujuan, through whose thirteen-year-old eyes we witness the shocking events that follow.
Lost Daughter of Happiness, Paperback (February 2010)
Fusang is a Chinese girl shanghaied from her village in China, brought to California and sold into the seedy underworld of prostitution. Soon she falls into an obsessive relationship with a young boy, Chris. But many barriers are laid between the lovers - by Chris' wealthy family, and most menacingly by Fusang's murderous pimp.
Banquet Bug, Hardback (July 2006)» View all books by Geling Yan
An unschooled emigrant from the countryside, Dan Dong masquerades as a journalist at state-sponsored banquets, where he is served sumptuous food and given money for your troubles in exchange for the promise of favorable press. Yan's sly satire takes a stab at the excesses of modern life in the Chinese capital.
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Author Biography - Geling Yan
Geling Yan was born in Shanghai and began writing in the late 1970s as a journalist. Her first novel was published in China in 1985. Following the Tiananmen Square massacre, she left China for the United States. Since then she has written many short stories, including one that was made into the award-winning film Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl. She lives in San Francisco and Africa.
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