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Peony: A Novel of China

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The book was published in Open Road, August 2012
Language: English
Genre: Fiction & Literature, Historical Fiction & Literature, Literary Fiction & Literature, Coming of Age
Publisher: Open Road.
Date: Open Road, August 2012.

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The Nobel Prize–winning author’s perceptive fable of cross-cultural passions in nineteenth-century China

In 1850s China, a young girl, Peony, is sold to work as a bondmaid for a rich Jewish family in Kaifeng. Jews have lived for centuries in this region of the country, but by the mid-nineteenth century, assimilation has begun taking its toll on their small enclave. When Peony and the family’s son, David, grow up and fall in love with one another, they face strong opposition from every side. Tradition forbids the marriage, and the family already has a rabbi’s daughter in mind for David.


Long celebrated for its subtle and even-handed treatment of colliding traditions, Peony is an engaging coming-of-age story about love, identity, and the tragedy and beauty found at the intersection of two disparate cultures.  


This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.

Publisher: Open Road.
Date: Open Road, August 2012.

ISBN 10: 9781453263532

Language: English

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