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The Bathing Women

(2012)
A novel by

 
 
From an award-winning and bestselling Chinese author, this stunningly original novel captures the spirit of a new generation of young professionals in contemporary China.

About the 1990s, The Bathing Women follows the lives of four women - Tiao, a children's book editor; Fan, her sister who thinks escaping to America might solve her problems; Fei, a hedonistic and self-destructive young woman; and Youyou, a chef - from childhood during the Cultural Revolution to adulthood in the new market economy. This moving novel charts the journey of these women as they grapple with love, sibling rivalry, and ultimately, redemption. Spellbinding, unforgettable, and an important chronicle of modern China, The Bathing Women is a powerful and beautiful portrait of the strength of female friendship in the face of adversity.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"one of the ten best literary works worldwide." - Kenzaburo Ōe


Used availability for Tie Ning's The Bathing Women

Hardback Editions

March 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bathing Women (Thorndike Reviewers' Choice)
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 1-4104-5618-8 / 978-1-4104-5618-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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February 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bathing Women
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 0-00-748985-4 / 978-0-00-748985-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blue Door
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February 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Bathing Women
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 0-00-749250-2 / 978-0-00-749250-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blue Door
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October 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bathing Women: A Novel
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 1-4516-9484-9 / 978-1-4516-9484-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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Paperback Editions

October 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bathing Women: A Novel
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 1-4767-0425-2 / 978-1-4767-0425-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scribner
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2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bathing Women: Over one million copies sold
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 0-00-748988-9 / 978-0-00-748988-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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October 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Bathing Women
Author(s): Tie Ning
ISBN: 0-00-748986-2 / 978-0-00-748986-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Blue Door
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Kindle Editions

October 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Bathing Women: Over one million copies sold
Author(s): Tie Ning
Publisher: The Borough Press
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October 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Bathing Women: A Novel
Author(s): Tie Ning
Publisher: Scribner
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA