A Thousand Pieces Of Gold: Growing Up Through China's Proverbs by Adeline Yen MahA Thousand Pieces Of Gold: Growing Up Through China's Proverbs by Adeline Yen Mah

A Thousand Pieces Of Gold: Growing Up Through China's Proverbs

byAdeline Yen Mah

Paperback | September 16, 2003

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In this poignant memoir the New York Times bestselling author of Falling Leaves, Adeline Yen Mah, provides a fascinating window into the history and cultural soul of China. Combining personal reflections, rich historical insights, and proverbs handed down to her by her grandfather, Yen Mah shares the wealth of Chinese civilization with Western readers. Exploring the history behind the proverbs, she delves into the lives of the first and second emperors and the two rebel warriors who changed the course of Chinese life, adding stories from her own life to beautifully illustrate their relevance and influence today.

In this poignant memoir the New York Times bestselling author of Falling Leaves, Adeline Yen Mah, provides a fascinating window into the history and cultural soul of China. Combining personal reflections, rich historical insights, and proverbs handed down to her by her grandfather, Yen Mah shares the wealth of Chinese civilization with...
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Title:A Thousand Pieces Of Gold: Growing Up Through China's ProverbsFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 16, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060006412

ISBN - 13:9780060006419

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“The journey she takes us on… is fascinating, proving that stories are everywhere, even in the humble proverb.’