Ties That Bind, Ties That Break (Mass Market Paperbound)
Laurel Leaf Library, 9780440415992, 160pp.
Publication Date: November 14, 2000
As a result, however, the family of her intended husband breaks their marriage agreement. And as she enters adolescence, Ailin finds that her family is no longer willing to support her. Chinese society leaves few options for a single woman of good family, but with a bold conviction and an indomitable spirit, Ailin is determined to forge her own destiny. Her story is a tribute to all those women whose courage created new options for the generations who came after them.
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Praise For Ties That Bind, Ties That Break…
"Atmospheric and closely informed . . . this colorful novel has the force and intensity of a memoir."--Publishers Weekly, Starred
"Emotionally and historically illuminating."--Booklist, Starred