Miss Chopsticks

by Xinran | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780701180423 Global Overview for this book
Registered by futurecat of Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on 8/21/2009
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2 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by futurecat from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Friday, August 21, 2009
Lytteltonwitch dropped off a "few" more books that she hasn't had time to release.

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Journal Entry 2 by futurecat from Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Monday, December 28, 2009
Probably the most accessible of Xinran's books, and certainly the least depressing!

The title refers to a rural Chinese saying, that boys are the strong roof beams that support the family home, but girls are just chopsticks, good for very little. As Chinese economic policies open up, more and more of these "chopstick girls", unwanted by their families, move from the countryside to the cities to find work. Miss Chopsticks describes the journey of three sisters who discover their own worth in the big city.

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Journal Entry 3 by futurecat at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Released 9 yrs ago (2/8/2010 UTC) at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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Given to another bookcrosser at tonight's meetup.

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Journal Entry 4 by undura at Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Monday, March 07, 2011
altho it's fiction it seemed pretty real, didn't want it to finish - needs a sequel! yet another quality book from Xinran, she's a great writer and teacher

Released 8 yrs ago (3/7/2011 UTC) at Riccarton Mall (Westfield) - details in notes in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand

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at lunchtime somewhere to eat in the mall, probably chinese takeaway!

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