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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

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This is the total number of profanity incidents in this 278 page book.

*Sexual and Violence incidents coming soon! We'll change this number once these incidents are included.

Author: Lisa See
Key Words: Women's Fiction

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Book Description:

In nineteenth-century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender age of seven, is paired with a laotong, an “old same,” in an emotional match that will last a lifetime. The laotong, Snow Flower, introduces herself by sending Lily a silk fan on which she’s written a poem in nu shu, a unique language that Chinese women created in order to communicate in secret, away from the influence of men. As the years pass, Lily and Snow Flower send messages on the fan and compose stories on handkerchiefs, reaching out of isolation to share their hopes, dreams, and accomplishments. Together they endure the agony of footbinding and reflect upon their arranged marriages, their loneliness, and the joys and tragedies of motherhood. The two find solace in their friendship, developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive. But when a misunderstanding arises, their relationship suddenly threatens to tear apart. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan is a captivating journey back to an era of Chinese history that is as deeply moving as it is sorrowful. Now in a deluxe paperback edition complete with an expanded Random House Reader’s Circle guide and an exclusive conversation between Lisa See and her mother, fellow writer Carolyn See, this lyrical and emotionally charged novel is, as the Seattle Times says, “a beautifully drawn portrait of female friendship and power.”

 

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Profanity

Mild Obscenities & Substitutions - None

Anatomical Terms - None

Scatological Terms - 3 Incidents

f*rt, bl**dy

Religious Profanities - None

Derogatory Terms - 1 Incidents

g*y

Violence

Coming Soon

Sexual Content

Lust

Coming Soon

Making Out/Sex

Coming Soon

Homosexuality

Coming Soon

Miscellaneous

Coming Soon

Conversation Topics

12 Topics - 35 mentions of those topics

ghosts, corpse, ghost, opium, torture, skull, kill, liquor, suicide, alcohol, cigarette, drunk

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