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Ties That Bind, Ties That Break

A Novel

Namioka, Lensey

(Book - 2000)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Ties That Bind, Ties That Break
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In early twentieth-century China, Ailin's liberal father allows her to avoid the tradition of foot-binding, but a broken engagement makes her family fear for her future. Ailin's intelligence and hard work--and a lot of luck--lead her to a new life in America.
Publisher: New York : Dell Laurel-Leaf, 2000
ISBN: 0440415993
9780440415992
Branch Call Number: y NAMIOKA 2000
Characteristics: 154 p. ;,18 cm

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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 »


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Oct 23, 2012
  • Ms_Silva rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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