Under Fishbone Clouds - Sam Meekings Reviews
Description:ISBN 1846971020 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Sam Meekings / Paperback / 416 Pages / Book is published 2009-08-06 by Polygon An Imprint of ... more
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Sam Meekings Under Fishbone Clouds
The Kitchen God, a Chinese deity, has been challenged by the Jade ...
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Asked by the Jade Emperor to study humans and what keeps them alive even when war and political unrest cause great unhappiness, the Kitchen God picks a newly married couple, Bian Yuying and her husband, Hou Jinyi. Their marriage takes place in the 1940s, just before China became a Communist country. Although Yuying's family is rich, all that changes when Communism comes in, and the couple are forced to move to the countryside to earn a living, where they lose two babies. Eventually finding their way back to the city, they start up new lives and have more children, but the Cultural Revolution rears its ugly head, tearing their lives apart once more. How do they find the .. Read the complete review
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