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Daddy"s Concubines and Me

  • 280 Pages
  • 2.27 MB
  • English
Asian / Middle Eastern history, Biography & Autobiography, Women"s studies, Women, Biography/Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, China, Asia - China, Childhood Memoir, Family/Interpersonal M
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Open LibraryOL9511582M
ISBN 101587214695
ISBN 139781587214691

Daddy's Concubines--And Me. by Bessie Yang Reid (Author), Allan L. Reid (Contributor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Daddy's Concubines and Me by Reid, Bessie Yang (by); Reid, Allan L (as Told to Her Honorable husband).

1st Books Library, Author's ink signature and inscription on title page; Textblock is very clean and tight. All pag edges are crisp and sound.

Slight folding to corners, faint reading crease along spine. pp., including index. Concubines and Bondservants:A Historical Perspective. For centuries before the early s, there was a prominent male domination in China. Women were deprived of all rights and were present mainly to serve men.

Women served as slaves, concubines, and : "The Concubine's Daughter" is a novel that captured me from the very beginning and never let me go.

Nearly flawless writing draws the reader into an exotic world peopled by complex, interesting characters and retains its grip on that reader throughout the book.5/5(5).

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Book One: by Jayne Blue: Breeding Mom and Daughter: by Natalia Darque: Undiscovered (Treasure Hunter Security Book 1. The Concubine () is one of his five novels, the others being The Great Ponds, The Slave, Isiburu and Estrangement.

According to Wikpedia, ‘Amadi’s novels are generally about African village life, customs, beliefs and religious practices, as they were before contact with the Western world’ and this is certainly true of The Concubine/5(88).

An epic, heart-wrenching story of a mother and daughter's journey to their Feet. He would give his daughter the dainty feet of a courtesan.

This would enhance her beauty and her price, making her future shine like a new coin. He smiled to himself, pouring fresh tea. And it would stop her from running away When the young concubine of an old farmer in rural China gives birth to a /5(2).

However the book reads like some kind of soft porn with his concubines and only touches on what life in China would have been like in the late 's.

I go fed up reading about his erect member. This could have been a 'splendid' biography of Sir Robert Hart, a British ex-pat who had an illustrious career in China starting in the British /5(98).

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Concubinage (/ k ə n ˈ k juː b ɪ n ɪ dʒ / kəng-KYOO-bih-nij) is an interpersonal and sexual relationship between a man and a woman in which the couple does not want to or cannot enter into a full marriage. When there is an inability or social discouragement for the couple to marry, it may be due to multiple factors such as differences in social rank status, an existing marriage.

Take a journey back to early 20th century China in The Concubine’s as Lisa See captivated readers with Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, The Concubine’s Daughter will leave you mesmerized with its passionate tale of love and courage.

From remote mountain refuges to Hong Kong on the eve of World War II, this adventurous tale spanning two generations reveals an amazing. Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China.

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A New York Times Notable BookAn NPR Best Book of the Year Inat age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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OBKidz | Storytime with Daddy. Sit back and enjoy this read aloud of Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts. Subscribe for more fun stories and visit us on The Concubine's Children, by Denise Chong, is a true story about a Chinese family and how both physical and emotional distance can tear generations of families apart.

We are presented with the lives of the children of three generations, starting with the oldest, the story of May-ying, a concubine, and her husband, fellow wives and children. She manages to have three children, two female and. Enjoyed the book. Took me back to those days, 10 years ago when i first read the book.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Michael Kevane. out of 5 stars OMG such a good Africa novel. Reviewed in the United States on July 5, Verified Purchase. Such a Reviews:   I loved that this book took place somewhere in the past OTHER than England.

I found some of the writing clunky in places and, like other reviewers, wanted more description of the setting. I hope that books like The Concubine, The Shadow Duke, and Not Quite a Husband are signs that the historical romance world is branching out of London/5(22).

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It would appeal to Chinese families and also to Canadians. I think it will be a book to keep on a bookshelf to read again sometime.

I have read many books about China and the families there, both fiction and non s: Top Books Top Audiobooks Oprah’s Book Club his first official order is to revive an ancient law that allows the sovereign to take a legal concubine as a second consort if the queen is barren.

Call Me Daddy: Billionaire Erotica. Marrying Daddy's Boss. Concubine's Stunning Daughter: Ghost Emperor Please Be Lenient. summary: She was originally an After rebirth, she was reduced to another world’s Di family’s most inferior concubine-born daughter.

With an extremely hideous appearance and no way to cultivate, she was the object of everyone’s humiliation and bullying.

I am shocked by the death of Elechi Amadi the author of ‘The Concubine’. This is one book that made me love literature to date.

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The characters e.g Ihuoma, Emenike, Ekweme, Ahurore, Wodu Wakiri -the wag, Agoturube the dibia, Madume are real characters in the world. I read it back in and the story is still very life in me. RIP -Elechi Amadi. I have been deeply fascinated with China and Chinese history ever since reading Wild Swans many years ago, and I was delighted to discover that Harlequin Blaze were publishing a historical romance set in imperial China.

I found The Concubine by Jade Lee a very pleasant and unusual read. Inthe young Emperor must find himself an empress and an appropriate number of lesser consorts and.

If you feel like I overlooked something that explain contracts in a way they work. I'd love to hear it. Leave a review or pm me if you like. Disclaimer: I don't own Harry Potter, if I did book 4 would be slightly different. Horcruxes wouldn't be a thing and Harry Potter would not be a wimp. ‎Colette was one day from marrying her true love when she was stolen by a year-old Irish vampire named Ciaran.

Having served him loyally as his only concubine for years, surrendering her body daily in exchange for his protection, she is coming to the end of her required servitude.

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Popular Novel Updates Daily With Fast Translation Speed And High Quality. We provide all genres of web novel. e.g. love story, historical, romance, fantasy, wuxia, xianxia, light novel and another novels. For me, it was a book set in the traditional village community untouched by colonization and its adverse effects.

i recall with nostalgia the little boy whose favorite past time was to hunt lizards. i do not have a copy now but i hope to get one soon as it This was my first adult novel, i read it at age 8 and it was the text for my senior.The Concubine’s Child is my first novel for an adult audience.

Forthcoming in hardback and paperback from Head of Zeus in Juneand as an e-book in April The inspiration for this novel has crept up on me over the last twenty-five years of annual visits to Malaysia to stay with my husband’s family.

Abandoned ghost houses.In her first book, Chong reconstructs the story of her mother's Chinese and Chinese-Canadian family, skillfully mixing social history with family biography.

Using letters, public archives, interviews, and her mother's own memories, Chong creates a history rich in physical detail and emotional nuance.

She begins inin Canton, when her grandmother, May-ying, a year-old servant, was sold.