From beloved author and master storyteller Katherine Paterson comes a reissued historical novel of intrigue, war, and love, set against the Taiping Rebellion. Wang Lee is a young peasant boy, caught up in a secret group dedicated to overthrowing the hated Manchu emperor of China. Wang Lee faces a tough challenge: he must learn to be a soldier and kill for his cause. As the battles rage on, Wang Lee finds himself surrounded by a shifting world women who show their strength against all odds, and peasants transforming into a noble army. With her signature grace, style, and compassion, Paterson has created an epic tale of 19th-century China, full of adventure, insight, and hope."
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Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 141mm x 19mm)
Publisher: Groundwood Books
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