.......Snow Flower and The Secret Fan by Lisa See
Friday, July 23, 2010
"I AM WHAT THEY CALL IN OUR VILLAGE "ONE WHO HAS NOT yet died" - a widow, eighty years old. Without my husband, the days are long. I no longer care for the special foods that Peony and the others prepare for me. I no longer look forward to the happy events that settle under our roof so easily. Only the past interests me now..."