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An Ocean Apart, a World Away
An Ocean Apart, a World Away by Lensey Namioka 0385730020 9780385730020
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An Ocean Apart, a World Away by Lensey Namioka

While most 16-year-old girls are planning their weddings, Xueyan, known as Yanyan, has no interest at all in marriage. She is fascinated by medicine. In China in 1921, women rarely attend university, let alone medical school. Still, Yanyan is determined to become a doctor. But Yanyans feelings about marriage change when she meets Liang Baoshu. An outstanding scholar and martial arts student, Baoshu is passionate and dangerous. He is determined to rid China of the foreigners who occupy it and restore power to the Manchu dynasty. Life with him would be an adventure. But when Yanyan realizes that being with Baoshu would also mean sacrificing her dream of becoming a doctor, she faces the most difficult decision of her life. And her choice leads to an entirely new adventure an ocean away in Americawhere Yanyan is the foreigner.

Author: Lensey Namioka

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 208

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

Publication Date: 2002-06-11

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 0385730020

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