The Woman Warrior

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With an introduction by Xiaolu Guo A classic memoir set during the Chinese revolution of the 1940s and inspired by folklore, providing a unique insight into the life of an immigrant in America. When we Chinese girls listened to the adults talking-story, we learned that we failed if we grew up to be but wives or slaves. We could be heroines, swordswomen. Throughout her childhood, Maxine Hong Kingston listened to her mother's mesmerizing tales of a China where girls are worthless, tradition is exalted and only a strong, wily ...

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The Woman Warrior
2015, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9781447275220

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The Woman Warrior
1977, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780713910629

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Woman Warrior
1976, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394400679

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