Border Town Shen Congwen

ISBN: 9780061959233

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Border Town  by  Shen Congwen

Border Town by Shen Congwen
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First published in 1934, Border Town brings to life the story of Cuicui, a young country girl coming of age during a time of national turmoil. Like any teenager, Cuicui dreams of romance and finding true love. Shes spellbound by the local custom ofMoreFirst published in 1934, Border Town brings to life the story of Cuicui, a young country girl coming of age during a time of national turmoil. Like any teenager, Cuicui dreams of romance and finding true love. Shes spellbound by the local custom of nighttime serenades, and she is deftly pursued by two eligible brothers.

But Cuicui is also haunted by the imminent death of her grandfather, a poor and honorable ferryman who is her only family. As she grows up, Cuicui discovers that life is full of the unexpected and that she alone will make the choices that determine her destiny.A moving testament to the human spirit, Border Town is a beautifully written novel, considered Shen Congwens masterpiece for its brilliant portrayal of Chinese rural life before the Communist revolution.



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