the Secret Fan”
SAYING "THANK YOU" IN
MORE THAN 25 LANGUAGES
My Aunt Joanie emailed my mom the other day about a book which
was so good she just had to recommend it. She normally doesn’t
push people to read the same books she reads, but "this one is so
outstanding (in my mind) that I have to share it.” What book is it?
Snow Flower and The Secret Fan by Lisa See. Here’s what Aunt
It is the most remarkable story of a girl in China; the
tradition of foot binding; arranged marriages; a secret
form of writing called "nu shu" invented by women to
keep their secrets safe from men; and the custom of
having a "laotong" — or a contracted, forever girlfriend
— as opposed to "sworn sisters" who were not blood
but sworn to each other to be there for each other
but not on the same level as the laotong.
Written in the same "voice" as Amy Tan, it is richer and goes so
deeply into the world of these women that you will feel that you
are there with them.
Wow! Guess what book I’m going to read soon?!
This posting is written by Computious – The Everyday Sage of the Digital Age! –
friend of DotComplicated, Serge deFault, and sister to MeiMei. Other friends
include Sweet & Sour the Pig, C.C the Cat, PingPong the Panda, and Elman the
Elephant.What a group of characters!
D R I N K W A R E:
" 'H' IS FOR 'HACKER' " "KEYBOARDS OF THE THINGS ARE
RICH & FAMOUS" LOOKING UP”
TEACHER “SOMETIMES IT'S HARD "LIFE OF THE PARTY"
APPRECIATION TO MAKE A DECISION”
A P P A R E L :
"HAPPY PANDA" “PEACEFUL PANDA" "KEYBOARDS OF
THE RICH & FAMOUS"
THINKING OF YOU FRIENDSHIP "PANDA MONIUM"
P O S T E R S:
© Computious - All rights reserved