The Ginger TreeBook - 2002
In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attaché in Peking. But soon after her arrival, Mary falls into an adulterous affair with a young Japanese nobleman, scandalizing the British community. Casting her out of the European community, her compatriots tear her away from her small daughter. A woman abandoned and alone, Mary learns to survive over forty tumultous years in Asia, including two world wars and the catacylsmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2002
Edition: 1st Perennial classics ed
Branch Call Number: F WYN NVD
Characteristics: 324 p. ; 21 cm