Lady Tan's circle of women
(Large Print)

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Center Point Pub, 2023.
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Large Print
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Center Point Large Print edition.
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9781638087748, 1638087741
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549 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
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Lakes Region - Adult
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Published
Center Point Pub, 2023.
Edition
Center Point Large Print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781638087748, 1638087741

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"According to Confucius, "an educated woman is a worthless woman," but Tan Yunxian -- born into an elite family, yet haunted by death, separations, and loneliness -- is being raised by her grandparents to be of use. Her grandmother is one of only a handful of female doctors in China, and she teaches Yunxian the pillars of Chinese medicine, the Four Examinations -- looking, listening, touching, and asking -- something a man can never do with a female patient. From a young age, Yunxian learns about women's illnesses, many of which relate to childbearing, alongside a young midwife-in-training, Meiling. The two girls find fast friendship and a mutual purpose -- despite the prohibition that a doctor should never touch blood while a midwife comes in frequent contact with it -- and they vow to be forever friends, sharing in each other's joys and struggles. No mud, no lotus, they tell themselves: from adversity beauty can bloom. But when Yunxian is sent into an arranged marriage, her mother-in-law forbids her from seeing Meiling and from helping the women and girls in the household. Yunxian is to act like a proper wife -- embroider bound-foot slippers, pluck instruments, recite poetry, give birth to sons, and stay forever within the walls of the family compound, the Garden of Fragrant Delights."--
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Jul 2023

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

See, L. (2023). Lady Tan's circle of women (Center Point Large Print edition.). Center Point Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

See, Lisa. 2023. Lady Tan's Circle of Women. Center Point Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

See, Lisa. Lady Tan's Circle of Women Center Point Pub, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

See, Lisa. Lady Tan's Circle of Women Center Point Large Print edition., Center Point Pub, 2023.

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