A Daughter Of Han: The Autobiography Of A Chinese Working Woman
A Daughter Of Han: The Autobiography Of A Chinese Working Woman
A Daughter Of Han: The Autobiography Of A Chinese Working Woman

A Daughter Of Han: The Autobiography Of A Chinese Working Woman

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2011 Reprint of 1945 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. In A Daughter of Han author Ida Pruitt presents the autobiography of a Chinese working woman. Through this story the reader gains insight into the China of the poor, of women, and of the provinces. The subject of the autobiography, Ning Lao Tai-Tai, is also interesting as she lived in the period, the late 19th to mid 20th century, during which China underwent its most dramatic changes. This is a genuine, warm-blooded, dramatic chronicle of a woman's life, of the life of one of the little people ; their wisdom and hardship and daily toil lighted by affection and gaiety that persist despite the endless pursuit of food and shelter to stay alive.

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