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Lotus

Autor: Zhang, Lijia

Editorial: Henry Holt & Company

Formato:Tapa Dura
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Lotus : Inspired by the secret life of the author's grandmother, Lotus follows a young woman torn between past traditions and modern desires - as she carves out a life for herself in China's "City of Sins".

Reserved, at times defiant, Lotus is different from the other streetwalkers. Her striking eyes glow under Shenzhen's neon lights, capturing the attention of Funny Eye, Family Treasure, and a slew of other demanding clients determined to make Lotus their property. Choosing between wealthy, powerful, and dangerous men is no easy feat, but it is a surprising offer from Binbing, a soft-spoken and humble photojournalist, that presents the biggest challenge. Is Lotus willing to fall in love? Is she capable of it?

Inspired by the deathbed revelation that the author's grandmother had been sold to a brothel in her youth,Lotus offers compelling insight into China's bustling underground world and reveals the surprising strength found in those confronted with impossible choices. Written with compassion and vivid prose, and packed with characters you won't soon forget, Lijia Zhang's Lotus examines what it means to be an individual in a society that praises restraint in and obedience from its women.


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ISBN 13:9781627795661
ISBN 10:1627795669
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:384
Tamaño:9.60" l x 6.55" w x 1.23" h
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