Marrying Buddha

by Wei Hui | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0330422170 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wombles of Caboolture, Queensland Australia on 6/7/2008
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wombles from Caboolture, Queensland Australia on Saturday, June 07, 2008
Picked this up brand new in Target for just 5 cents!

Journal Entry 2 by wingLadyIndigowing from Orange, New South Wales Australia on Thursday, December 24, 2009
thankyou wombles santa for including it in the santa satchel

happy holidays
:)

Journal Entry 3 by wingLadyIndigowing at Orange, New South Wales Australia on Wednesday, March 02, 2016
sooo..... hiding deep on a shelf is this little book ... i am in search of some romance for a birthday rabck (well the options include romance, young adult and fantasy) and given this has been waiting for someone to send it to, off it goes now

i'm sure i read this way back then - it would have been what i call 'fluff' for those books i read in between tougher reads - 2009/10 was a tough year with death and family stress so i expect that is why i have not done a journal entry

it is not especially memorable, probably not 'great' literature -is it fiction or semi biographical? there are many parallels to the author's personal/real life

a book to not take too seriously

interestingly she has had no more books translated into english - four other books are available in chinese and japanese
no translator has been credited for this book, although a search reveals Larissa Heinrich, at the time at uni nsw,
" The English translator of Marrying Buddha, Larissa Heinrich, a lecturer in Chinese Studies and 'Transnational Chinese Media' in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of the University of New South Wales, Australia, said of her translation project that:

"It was an exciting opportunity to translate Marrying Buddha," says Heinrich. "The book is an important cultural artefact, it's at the front line of a new genre of semi-autobiographical popular writing being produced by young Chinese women authors."

and off it travels to other parts of the world

;)

Journal Entry 4 by wingLadyIndigowing at Oppem's Birthday RABCK group, RABCK -- Controlled Releases on Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Released 3 yrs ago (3/3/2016 UTC) at Oppem's Birthday RABCK group, RABCK -- Controlled Releases

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happy birthday

some international romance coming your way

;)

Journal Entry 5 by MargaridaPires at Pias (Serpa), Beja Portugal on Wednesday, March 30, 2016
And it arrived in Portugal! Thank you so much, LadyIndigo.

Journal Entry 6 by wingchesswallywing at Vaihingen (Enz), Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Thank you for the book which was in my 100% Secret Santa parcel 2019. And thank you for all the other lovely goodies. Merry Christmas!

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