The Rice Mother

The Rice Mother

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At the age of fourteen, Lakshmi leaves behind her childhood among the mango trees of Ceylon for married life across the ocean in Malaysia, and soon finds herself struggling to raise a family in a country that is, by turns, unyielding and amazing, brutal and beautiful. Giving birth to a child every year until she is nineteen, Lakshmi becomes a formidable matriarch, determined to secure a better life for her daughters and sons. From the Japanese occupation during World… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (July 27, 2004)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 464 pages

File size: 470 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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