The Language of Threads: A Novel

The Language of Threads: A Novel

By: Gail Tsukiyama

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Readers of "Women of the Silk" never forgot the moving, powerful story of Pei, brought to work in the silk house as a girl, grown into a quiet but determined young woman whose life is subject to cruel twists of fate, including the loss of her closest friend, Lin. Now we finally learn what happened to Pei, as she leaves the silk house for Hong Kong in the 1930s, arriving with a young orphan, Ji Shen, in her care. Her first job, in the home of a wealthy family, ends in disgrace, but soon Pei and Ji Shen find a new life in the home of Mrs. Finch, a British ex-patriate who welcomes them as the daughters she never had. Their idyllic life is interrupted, however, by war, and the Japanese occupation. Pei is once again forced to make her own way, struggling to survive and to keep her extended family alive as well. In this story of hardship and survival, Tsukiyama paints a portrait of women fighting the forces of war and time to make a life for themselves.

Title: The Language of Threads: A Novel

Author Name: Gail Tsukiyama

Categories: Trade Paperbacks,

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: September 2000

ISBN Number: 0312267568

ISBN Number 13: 9780312267568

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 109727

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