Nov 03, Connie rated it liked it Shelves: As a result, I found myself feeling rather isolated and separate from the story. The last thing May says to me is 'When our hair is white, we'll still have our sister love. Tess has filled them with life, with anecdotes and with humor. This reminds me of one of her other books with the father! I have read others of Lisa See's novels, but not this one.
Hubei girls are well-proportioned and have pale white, slightly rosy skin.
However, this does not excuse how completely infuriating they are as characters. Pearl and May decided not to go but then some goons were sent after them during the midst of a war going on with the Japanese. The book concludes with the idea that perception is thought to be reality and keeps us in a comfortable in present, but a little introspection into history can change everything. Home Viewpoints Chinese Girls: But, anyway! I would have been willing to overlook the inherent problems throughout the middle and even the awful, awful beginning, if not for the awful, awful end.