A thousand pieces of gold : growing up through China's proverbs

Title A thousand pieces of gold : growing up through China's proverbs
Names Mah, Adeline Yen.
Book Number DB109416
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "In this poignant memoir the New York Times bestselling author of Falling Leaves, Adeline Yen Mah, provides a fascinating window into the history and cultural soul of China. Combining personal reflections, rich historical insights, and proverbs handed down to her by her grandfather, Yen Mah shares the wealth of Chinese civilization with Western readers. Exploring the history behind the proverbs, she delves into the lives of the first and second emperors and the two rebel warriors who changed the course of Chinese life, adding stories from her own life to beautifully illustrate their relevance and influence today." -- Provided by publisher.
Narrator Kim, Halley.
Local Subject Language - Writing, grammar, vocabulary - 400
General Nonfiction - GNF
Asia - China, Korea, Mongolia, HK, Taiwan - 951
Audience Notes Female narrator - FN
LC Subject Biographies
Fairy tales
Proverbs, Chinese
China - Quotations, maxims, etc
China - History
Language English
Released 2023
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