Author:Gail Tsukiyama

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The Language of Threads: A Novel

By: Gail Tsukiyama

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: September 2000

Seller ID: 109727

ISBN: 0312267568

Condition: Used - Good


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 dis... View more info

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Women of the Silk: A Novel

By: Gail Tsukiyama

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: November 1993

Edition: 8

Seller ID: 109728

ISBN: 0312099436

Condition: Used - Good


In "Women of the Silk" Gail Tsukiyama takes her readers back to rural China in 1926, where a group of women forge a sisterhood amidst the reeling machines that reverberate and clamor in a vast silk factory from dawn to dusk. Leading the first strike the village has ever seen, the young women use the strength of their ambition, dreams, and friendship to achieve the freedom they could never have hoped for on their own. Tsukiyama's graceful prose weaves the details of "the ... View more info