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Description - The Lost Daughter of Happiness by Geling Yan

Los 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 Details

ISBN: 9780786887576
ISBN-10: 0786887575
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 137mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Hyperion Books
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Publish Date: 22-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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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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