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    • The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Ruthie Ann Miles, Kimiko Glenn, Alexandra Allwine, and others
    • Durée : 14 h et 7 min
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    The thrilling new novel from number-one New York Times best-selling author Lisa See explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been abandoned and adopted by an American couple.

    Prix : 27,39 €

    • The Island of Sea Women

    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Jennifer Lim
    • Durée : 13 h et 22 min
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    Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends who come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook’s mother. As the girls take up their positions as baby divers, they know they are beginning a life of excitement and responsibility but also danger. Despite their love for each other, Mi-ja and Young-sook’s differences are impossible to ignore. 

    Prix : 14,09 €

    • China Dolls

    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Jodi Long
    • Durée : 15 h et 13 min
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    It’s 1938 in San Francisco: Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at the exclusive and glamorous Forbidden City nightclub. Grace Lee, an American-born Chinese girl, has fled the Midwest with nothing but heartache, talent, and a pair of dancing shoes. Helen Fong lives with her extended family in Chinatown, where her traditional parents insist that she guard her reputation like a piece of jade. The stunning Ruby Tom challenges the boundaries of convention at every turn.

    Prix : 32,19 €

    • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Jodi Long
    • Durée : 5 h et 1 min
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    Lily is haunted by memories of who she once was, and of a person, long gone, who defined her existence. She has nothing but time now, as she recounts the tale of Snow Flower and asks the gods for forgiveness.

    Prix : 17,89 €

    • Flower Net

    • A Red Princess Mystery
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Elaina Davis
    • Durée : 5 h et 56 min
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    In the depths of a Beijing winter, during the waning days of Deng Xiaoping's reign, the U.S. ambassador's son is found dead - his body entombed in a frozen lake. Almost simultaneously, American officials find a ship adrift in the storm-churned waters off Southern California. No one is surprised to find the fetid hold crammed with hundreds of undocumented Chinese immigrants - the latest cargo in the Chinese mafia's burgeoning smuggling trade. What does surprise Assistant U.S. Attorney David Stark is his discovery that among the hapless refugees lies the corpse of a Red Prince, a scion of China's political elite.The Chinese and American governments suspect that the deaths are connected, and in an unprecedented move they join forces to solve this cross-cultural crime. Stark heads for Beijing to team up with police detective Liu Hulan, whose unorthodox methods are tolerated only because of her spectacular investigative abilities. Their investigation carries them into virtually every corner of today's China, and leads them to Los Angeles's thriving Asian community - where their search turns up a bloodthirsty murderer at the apex of China's power structure. Their work together also ignites their passion for each other - a passion forbidden by their respective governments, and one that plays right into the hands of a serial killer.

    Prix : 15,06 €

    • China Dolls

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Jodi Long
    • Durée : 15 h et 12 min
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    It's 1938 in San Francisco: A world's fair is preparing to open on Treasure Island, a war is brewing overseas, and the city is alive with possibilities. Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women from very different backgrounds, meet by chance at the exclusive and glamorous Forbidden City nightclub. Grace Lee, an American-born Chinese girl, has fled the Midwest with nothing but heartache, talent, and a pair of dancing shoes. Helen Fong lives with her extended family in Chinatown, where her traditional parents insist that she guard her reputation like a piece of jade.

    Prix : 29,32 €

    • Peony in Love

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Janet Song
    • Durée : 13 h et 10 min
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    For young Peony, betrothed to a suitor she has never met, lyrics from The Peony Pavilion mirror her own longings. In the garden of the Chen Family Villa, amid the scent of ginger, green tea, and jasmine, a small theatrical troupe is performing scenes from this epic opera, a live spectacle few females have ever seen. Like the heroine in the drama, Peony is the cloistered daughter of a wealthy family, trapped like a good-luck cricket in a bamboo-and-lacquer cage.

    Prix : 28,00 €

    • Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Janet Song
    • Durée : 11 h et 6 min
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    Lily is haunted by memories of who she once was, and of a person, long gone, who defined her existence. She has nothing but time now, as she recounts the tale of Snow Flower and asks the gods for forgiveness.

    Prix : 26,52 €

    • Dreams of Joy

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Janet Song
    • Durée : 15 h et 43 min
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    In her beloved New York Times best sellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and, most recently, Shanghai Girls, Lisa See has brilliantly illuminated the potent bonds of mother love, romantic love, and love of country. Now, in her most powerful novel yet, she returns to these timeless themes, continuing the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed 19-year-old daughter, Joy.

    Prix : 27,53 €

    • Peony in Love

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Jodi Long
    • Durée : 6 h et 20 min
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    For young Peony, betrothed to a suitor she has never met, these lyrics from The Peony Pavilion mirror her own longings. In the garden of the Chen Family Villa, amid the scent of ginger, green tea, and jasmine, a small theatrical troupe is performing scenes from this epic opera, a live spectacle few females have ever seen. Like the heroine in the drama, Peony is the cloistered daughter of a wealthy family, trapped like a good-luck cricket in a bamboo-and-lacquer cage.

    Prix : 20,97 €

    • Dragon Bones

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Janet Song
    • Durée : 11 h et 27 min
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    When the body of an American archaeologist is found floating in the Yangzi River, Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan and her husband, American attorney David Stark, are dispatched to Site 518 to investigate. As Hulan scrutinizes this death—or is it a murder?—David, on behalf of the National Relics Bureau, tries to discover who has stolen from the site an artifact that may prove to the world China’s claim that it is the oldest uninterrupted civilization on earth.

    Prix : 24,19 €

    • Shanghai Girls

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Janet Song
    • Durée : 13 h et 29 min
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    Thanks to the financial security and material comforts provided by their father’s prosperous rickshaw business, 21-year-old Pearl Chin and her younger sister, May, are having the time of their lives. Though both sisters wave off authority and tradition, they couldn’t be more different, but both are beautiful, modern, and carefree...until the day their father tells them he has gambled away their wealth and that in order to repay his debts, he must sell the girls as wives to suitors who have traveled from California to find Chinese brides.  

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    • Nice Story to Learn More about Chinese Roots

    • Écrit par : Callope le 16/02/2018

    Prix : 25,58 €

    • The Interior

    • A Red Princess Mystery
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Janet Song
    • Durée : 14 h et 19 min
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    While David Stark is asked to open a law office in Beijing, his lover, detective Liu Hulan, receives an urgent message from an old friend imploring her to investigate the suspicious death of her daughter, who worked for a toy company about to be sold to David’s new client, Tartan Enterprises.

    Prix : 27,22 €

    • The Island of Sea Women

    • A Novel
    • De : Lisa See
    • Lu par : Jennifer Lim
    • Durée : 13 h et 22 min
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    Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends who come from very different backgrounds. When they are old enough, they begin working in the sea with their village’s all-female diving collective, led by Young-sook’s mother. As the girls take up their positions as baby divers, they know they are beginning a life of excitement and responsibility but also danger. This beautiful, thoughtful novel illuminates a world turned upside down, one where the women are in charge, engaging in dangerous, physical work, and the men take care of the children.

    Prix : 25,13 €