"A moving fiction debut ... her novel bristles with freshness and heart." PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY
“Both heartbreaking and hopeful, Janie Chang’s first novel is an immersive and enjoyable read." BOOKLIST
"... a compelling tale that weaves historical fiction with themes of obedience, atonement, betrayal and the rights of women."
THE VANCOUVER SUN
"Highly original, capriciously imagined ... a deft examination of the woe and splendour of family and the human heart.
CATHY MARIE BUCHANAN