A Thousand Pieces of Gold: Growing Up Through China's Proverbs
In this poignant memoir the New York Times bestselling author of Falling Leaves, Adeline Yen Mah, provides a fascinating window into the history and cultural soul of China. Combining personal reflections, rich historical insights, and proverbs handed down to her by her grandfather, Yen Mah shares the wealth of Chinese civilization with Western readers. Exploring the history behind the proverbs, she delves into the lives of the first and second emperors and the two rebel warriors who changed the course of Chinese life, adding stories from her own life to beautifully illustrate their relevance and influence today.
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Clapping with One Hand
When the Map Is Unrolled
This Young Man Is Worth Educating 143
in the Dark of Night 169
List of Proverbs 239