Tiger Tail Soup

Tiger Tail Soup When The First Bombs Fall, An Lee Is Pregnant And Her Husband Is Missing He Won T Be Home To Stay For Another Seven Years It S Up To An Lee To Protect Her Mother, Mother In Law, Young Daughter, And Soon To Be Born Son Surrounded By The Japanese Military, An Lee Struggles To Survive, Enduring Hunger, Loneliness, And Fear Then, On December 7, 1941, The Enemy Invades And Occupies Their Little Island On The Coast Of China, And An Lee S Strength Is Put To The Test In This Lyrical And Emotionally Charged Novel, Nicki Chen Paints A Fascinating Portrait Of Love And Resilience In A Time Of War. A fascinating portrait of love and resilience in a time of war.I enjoyed the fact this novel exposes the reader through the eyes of a young woman thrust into the harshness during wartime as opposed to concentrating solely on the war itself Yet we were made fully aware of the dire circumstances faced, danger, starvation, the unknown, lack of medical treatment and services, not to mention being vulnerable without the presence of a male in the household.An Lee took me by surprise At first I quest A fascinating portrait of love and resilience in a time of war.I enjoyed the fact this novel exposes the reader through the eyes of a young woman thrust into the harshness during wartime as opposed to concentrating solely on the war itself Yet we were made fully aware of the dire circumstances faced, danger, starvation, the unknown, lack of medical treatment and services, not to mention being vulnerable without the presence of a male in the household.An Lee took me by surprise At first I questioned her strength, as the story progresses An Lee came into her own You find yourself downright proud of the way she handled herself, her composure neve
3.5 stars, but bumping it up to 4 on GRYou can also find this review on Hedgehog Book ReviewsAll my heroes has horses and armor, a double bladed sword or an eighteen foot spear They had their blood brothers to save the day And I My spindly arms fell to my sides I should have been a manI received an e book copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.An Lee is pregnant with her second child when the Japanese begin bombing her town in China Her husband is off fighting in a war th 3.5 stars, but bumping it up to 4 on GRYou can also find this review on Hedgehog Book ReviewsAll my heroes has horses and armor, a double bladed sword or an eighteen foot spear They had their blood brothers to save the day And I My spindly a
For days I have been putting off finishing this book Thirty pages twenty then ten to go I did not want to leave the world I had entered the complex and impeccably described world of An Lee, holding herself and her family together when the Japanese invaded and occupied her island off the coast of China The Goodreads reviewers before me have already said, as eloquently as I can say, how special this book is The settings, the characters, the emotions, the details are impeccable There For days I have been putting off finishing this book Thirty pages twenty then ten to go I did not want to leave the world I had entered the complex and impeccably described world of An Lee, holding herself and her f
Nick Chen takes the reader on an impressive journey beside An Lee, a young mother in 1930s wartime China We move behind the Bamboo Curtain to experience the daily life of her family, cultural events and watch her simple life become tragic as Japan invades the peacefulness of Kulangsu.The amazing details Nicki shares to create Ann Lee s world will inspire you to learnabout that seldom mentioned period of Japanese occupation in China The lyrical descriptions will carry you through the stor Nick Chen takes the reader on an impressive journey beside An Lee, a young mother in 1930s wartime China We move behind the Bamboo Curtain to experience the daily life of her family, cultural events and watch her simple life become tragic as Japan inv
A wonderfully evocative story of a Chinese family and island community under occupation in the 1940s The tensions and trials within the all female household make gripping reading and the richly imagined cutural detail is fascinating Amazing sense of place
Tiger Tail Soup by Nicki Chen is a historical novel of the Pacific War, from the point of view of a Chinese woman Author Nicki Chen is an American who gained a Chinese surname by way of marriage, and any reader will fully sense her fascination with China She has done the proper research for such a novel She takes the voice of An Lee, a strong willed woman who gets left behind to raise children and live with her mother in law when her husband goes off to war.The novel opens in 1946, then jumps Tiger Tail Soup by Nicki Chen is a historical novel of the Pacific War, from the point of view of a Chinese woman Author Nicki Chen is an American who gained a Chinese surname by way of marriage, and any reader will fully sense her fascination with China She has done the proper research for such a novel She takes the voice of An Lee, a strong willed woman who gets left behind to raise children and live with her mother in law when her husband goes off to
Tiger Tail Soup A Novel of China at WarThis is the story of Young An Lee during the time Japan invades China Her husband goes off to war and it is up to An Lee to protect her children, Mother and Mother in Law until her husband comes home Spanning four years of war, An Lee becomes brave, strong and must hold her family together.An emotional story of one brave woman An Lee is young, brave and will do what ever it takes to protect her
Firstly I would like to thank the Nicki Chen for sending me an e copy of Tiger Tail Soup A Novel of China at War in exchange for an honest review.I can honestly say that this has to be one of my favourite novels that I have read for some time It is beautifully written and has the ability to bring her
This is an amazing book At first, I was worried that it would be too heavy for me since it s a war novel However, Chen does an excellent job of weaving historical detail with a huge emotional premise It s a literary work that uses exquisite language to explore the inner turmoil and tugging of An Lee as she experiences wartime and the absence of her husband I also admire the amount of research that Chen put into work and how she revealed a facet of history previously unknown to me A beauti This is an amazing book At first, I was worried that it would be too heavy for me since it s a war novel However, Chen
Many great books narrate the lives of people who have to cope with a world at war, but this novel offers a very peculiar point of view, that of An Lee I reckon that you can always say whether an author is truly pas

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Tiger Tail Soup
  • Nicki Chen
  • 01 July 2017
  • 1457526751