The Language of Threads

The Language of Threads

A Novel

Book - 2000
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After the Japanese invade China, a woman in the silk trade flees her village, taking along an orphaned "silk sister." The two find refuge in Hong Kong, only to lose everything when World War II breaks out and the Japanese come again.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2000, c1999
Edition: 1st St. Martin's Griffin ed
ISBN: 9780312267568
0312267568
Characteristics: 276 p. ; 21 cm

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Oct 14, 2012

A continuation of Pei's life in Hong Kong. It brings alive the hundreds of thousands of deaths and the suffering of the Chinese people at the hands of Japan when both China and Hong Kong were taken over by Japan. Pei's determination and strength of character enable her to survive. Well worth the read, but read Women of the Silk first.

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