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The lost daughter of happiness

by Geling Yan

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Published by Hyperion East in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeling Yan ; translated by Cathy Silber.
ContributionsSilber, Cathy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2925.K55 F8713 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15509086M
ISBN 100786866543
LC Control Number00058057
OCLC/WorldCa44619428

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The Lost Daughter of Happiness, from Geling Yan - one of China's most acclaimed writers - is an erotic and exciting tale of forbidden love. About the Author Born in Shanghai to a writer and an actress, Geling Yan began writing in the late s as a war correspondent covering the Author: Geling Yan. The Lost Daughter of Happiness (Book). Kinkley, Jeffrey C. // World Literature Today;Spring, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p Reviews the book 'The Lost Daughter of Happiness,' by Geling Yan. From a Distance of One Hundred and Twenty Years: Theorizing Diasporic Chinese Female Subjectivities in Geling Yan's: The Lost Daughter of Happiness.

The lost daughter of happiness. [Geling Yan; Cathy Silber] -- The story of a love affair between an enigmatic Chinese prostitute and the Caucasion boy who worships her is set against the aftermath of the Gold Rush era, when anti-Chinese violence plagued the.   The Lost Daughter of Happiness begins with the modern-day Chinese immigrant writer addressing Fusang. Here is a passage from page 2: I know who you were: a twenty-year-old prostitute, one of a succession of three thousand prostitutes from China.


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The Lost Daughter of Happiness is an epic and moving love story of individuals intoxicated with one another and yet repeatedly separated by prejudice and by: 9.

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The Lost Daughter of Happiness is an epic and moving love story of individuals intoxicated with one another and yet repeatedly separated by prejudice and mistrust.

The novel chronicles the lives of the main characters over decades against a backdrop of social turmoil--the anti-Chinese hysteria that plagued San Francisco.

The Lost Daughter of Happiness by Geling Yan; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Chinese, Prostitutes, Translations into English, Fiction; Places: California, San Francisco.

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Return to the Books Home Page."The Lost Daughter of Happiness" (Reviewed by Cindy Lynn Speer ) "You have a strange name: Fusang.

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