Little Aunt Crane

Paperback | December 27, 2016

byGeling YanTranslated byEsther Tyldesley

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When the Japanese occupation of Manchuria collapses at the end of WWII, the elders of the Japanese settler villages decide to preserve their honour by killing everyone in the village. Only 16-year-old Duo He overhears the elders’ plan and flees. 
   But Duo He ends up in the hands of human traffickers, and she is sold to a Chinese family as the second wife to the son, Zhang Jian. Duo He becomes close to Zhang's first wife, and amid all the strife and suffering, this unlikely friendship shows how humanity and kindness can endure.

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When the Japanese occupation of Manchuria collapses at the end of WWII, the elders of the Japanese settler villages decide to preserve their honour by killing everyone in the village. Only 16-year-old Duo He overhears the elders’ plan and flees.    But Duo He ends up in the hands of human traffickers, and she is sold to a Chinese famil...

GELING YAN is an award-winning Chinese novelist and screenwriter. Born in Shanghai in 1959, Geling Yan served with the People's Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution, starting aged 12 as a dancer in an entertainment troupe. She published her first novel in 1985 and has now written over 20 books and has won 30 awards. Her works...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 7.81 × 5.1 × 1.22 inPublished:December 27, 2016Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099569639

ISBN - 13:9780099569633

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