The subtitle of this book is "The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter". Born in 1937, her life coincides with a tumultuous time in Chinese history and her own history was shaped by the larger Chinese events. The book is well written and moves along swiftly introducing the many interesting characters of the author's life. If you like reading about Chinese history as personally seen and also like a good memoir, this is a book to read.
It is currently in the store with the other memoirs.