The novel covers a tumultuous era in Chinese history beginning in 1937 and ending in 1941. It also explores the circumstances surrounding the true-life event of my grandmother's gift of a concubine to my grandfather on his birthday to enhance the chance of an heir to the Family.
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"I really enjoyed the story." - Lisa See
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Used availability for Amy Kwei's A Concubine for the Family
August 2012 : USA Paperback
August 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition