The One-Tree Grove, 2nd Edition
""It reveals social and cultural aspects of life in rural China - something that most North Americans ... don't have a clue about,"" said Ms. K. Green. ""It has been the first time for me to read a novel so sincere, simple and so fully detailed about China,"" a female reader from Vancouver commented. ""This story give insight into the political, educational and economic climate in China in 1970s,"" Ms. Henriette Toth said. Meinia was a pretty village girl living in Xishuangbanna, China. Just after her graduation from high school, she was appointed accountant of her village. Responding to Chairman Mao's call, five members of Zhiqing (city high school graduates) came to her village. She and other villagers did their best to help the Zhiqing. But these Zhiqing inflicted huge and lasting hurt and pains on her and the villagers, ...... Filling with songs, and full of wisdom of an oriental culture, this is a bright love story for all readers.
- Paperback | 324 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.57mm | 557.92g
- 26 Nov 2008
- Morrisville, United States