Four Sisters of Hofei (book)


Through the stories of four sisters born between 1904 and 1914, a renowned historian examines a century of extraordinary change in culture and in women's lives. In this compelling work, assembled with the benefit of letters, diaries, journals and interviews, Annping Chin shapes the story of one family into a riveting chronicle that provides a unique insight into the old China and its transition into the new. The Chang sisters' prolific correspondence provides an intimate glimpse of private life as well as an intensely personal and sweeping story that illustrates the complex history of a complex culture. [1]