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The Palest Ink

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
A sheltered son from an intellectual family in Shanghai, Benfu spends 1966 anticipating a promising violinist career and an arranged marriage. On the other side of town lives Pony Boy, a member of a lower-class family - but Benfu's best friend all the same. Their futures look different but guaranteed...until they're faced with a perilous opportunity to leave a mark on history.

At the announcement of China's Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao's Red Guard members begin their assault, leaving innocent victims in their wake as they surge across the country. With political turmoil at their door, both Benfu and Pony Boy must face heart-wrenching decisions regarding family, friendship, courage, and loyalty to their country during one of the most chaotic periods in history.

The prequel to the beloved Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters series, The Palest Ink depicts Benfu's coming-of-age during the tumultuous years of the Cultural Revolution.

    

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Hardback Editions

October 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Palest Ink (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters)
Author(s): Kay Bratt
ISBN: 1-5039-4944-3 / 978-1-5039-4944-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
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Paperback Editions

October 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Palest Ink (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters)
Author(s): Kay Bratt
ISBN: 1-5039-4616-9 / 978-1-5039-4616-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2017 : Audio CD

Title: The Palest Ink
Author(s): Kay Bratt
ISBN: 1-5436-1637-2 / 978-1-5436-1637-8
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Palest Ink (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters)
Author(s): Kay Bratt
ISBN: 1-5012-6653-5 / 978-1-5012-6653-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Palest Ink (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters)
Author(s): Kay Bratt
ISBN: 1-5012-6683-7 / 978-1-5012-6683-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Palest Ink
Author(s): Kay Bratt
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Palest Ink
Author(s): Kay Bratt
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Palest Ink (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters Prequel)
Author(s): Kay Bratt
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA