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Born in Shanghai to a writer and an actress, Geling Yan began writing in the late 1970s as a war correspondent covering the Sino-Vietnamese border conflicts. Her first novel was published in China in 1985. In 1989, following the massacre at Tiananmen Square, she left China for the United States. Since then, two of her works have been made into films and a collection of her short fiction was translated into English. She has won many awards, both in China and the USA. She now lives in San Francisco.

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The Lost Daughter of Happiness by Geling Yan
The Lost Daughter of Happiness
Geling Yan
A great book for a book club read with much to discuss in this tale of a young Chinese girl, Fusang, kidnapped from her homeland and forced in to prostitution in San Francisco. Her beauty and understated charm lead to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/02/2010

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