Shanghai girls: a novel
Pearl and her younger sister, May, enjoy life in 1930s Shanghai, until their father reveals that his gambling habit has spent the family's finances. To make good on his debts, he has sold both girls to a wealthy Chinese-American as wives for his sons. Pearl and May have no intention of leaving home, but after Japanese bombs and soldiers ravage their city and both their parents disappear, the sisters head for California, where their husbands-to-be live. As they adjust to marriage with strangers and the challenges of living in a foreign land, Pearl and May learn that long-established customs can provide comfort in unbearable times.
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|Grouped Work ID||24d2f3ef-0b3d-2193-339d-0f02161de75b|
|Grouping Title||shanghai girls|
|Grouping Author||lisa see|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2023-09-30 03:42:25AM|
|Last Indexed||2023-09-29 03:49:16AM|
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