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The Ginger Tree
by Oswald Wynd




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"One of the few contemporary novels to show Japan as it was and is." -- Japan Times

The classic bittersweet story of love and betrayal in the Far East.

A stunning tour de force acclaimed throughout the world, The Ginger Tree is the spellbinding odyssey of one woman's strength and spirit in the face of terrifying odds.

In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attach 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 tumultuous years in Asia, including two world wars and the cataclysmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.

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Overview

"One of the few contemporary novels to show Japan as it was and is." -- Japan Times

The classic bittersweet story of love and betrayal in the Far East.

A stunning tour de force acclaimed throughout the world, The Ginger Tree is the spellbinding odyssey of one woman's strength and spirit in the face of terrifying odds.

In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attach 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 tumultuous years in Asia, including two world wars and the cataclysmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.



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  • ISBN-13: 9780060959678
  • ISBN-10: 0060959673
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: May 2002
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.11 x 5.21 x 0.82 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.62 pounds

Series: Perennial Classics

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