Ties That Bind, Ties That Break
From Library Staff
When Ailin's liberal father allows her to avoid the Chinese tradition of foot binding, it results in a broken engagement that makes her family fear for her future.
Third Sister in the Tao family, Ailin has watched her two older sisters go through the
painful process of having their feet bound. In China in 1911, all the women of good
families follow this ancient tradition. But Ailin loves to run away from her governess and
play games with her male cousins... Read More »