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Motherland!

Motherland!

Four overseas Chinese students tell the stories of their welcome in China.

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Published by Union Press in [Kowloon, Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Students, Foreign -- China.,
    • Education -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA1131 .M65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination116 p. ;
      Number of Pages116
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4606540M
      LC Control Number77369840

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You won’t soon forget these characters or the stories they have to tell." —Susan Sherman, The Little Russian/5(). Set in Germany in the winter of /, Motherland is a well written and profoundly sad story inspired by the author’s father and grandparents.

I read a lot of non-fiction and historical fiction about Europe in the ’s and ’s as I am fascinated by what happened and why it happened/5. Motherland is inspired by stories from author Maria Hummel’s father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years.

It is the author’s attempt to reckon with the paradox of her father—a product of her grandparents’ fiercely protective love and their status as Mitläufer, Germans who “went along” with Nazism, reaping its /5().

Equal parts moving and wickedly funny, Motherland is a fresh take on modern marriage that confirms Amy Sohn as one of our most insightful commentators on relationships and parenting in America ed on: J   British author and screenwriter William Nicholson's new novel, "Motherland" is, in part, peopled with characters he's included in previous novels/5(72).

Motherland is a memoir by Elissa Altman about her relationship with her mother Rita, a former television singer. She talks about her time growing up with her and the relationship she has with her now. I have a tense relationship with my own mother and I related to a lot of what Elissa Altman wrote about in her book/5.

Motherland' by Jo McMillan is a pretty unusual novel (more of a memoir), as it is based around the author's experience of growing up with a staunchly communist mother, who began a 'relationship' of sorts with Communist Germany (German Democratic Republic or GDR) when the Berlin Wall was in place and it was pretty unwise to do so.3/5.

The information about Motherland shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Motherland is inspired by stories from the author's father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years.

My research was extremely thorough, through books, news reports, and firsthand accounts. Lord Mountbatten is a real person, a controversial figure in recent British history, who was assassinated by the IRA in He has turned out to be one of the linking figures both in Motherland and in the book Released on: J Mother Land was the first book I've read by Paul Theroux.

Other reviewers indicate it's partly autobiographical and perhaps it is - I don't know. I do know this author has a fabulous way with words and constructed 8 main characters with such distinct personalities that I loved and hated each of them throughout the book for their behavior/5.

MOTHERLAND is the first in a gripping series of crime novels set in contemporary St Petersburg, featuring sharp and intriguing policewoman, Captain Natalya Ivanova/5.

Motherland is a story that touches every home and every life, mapping the ferocity of maternal love, moral obligation, the choices women make about motherhood, and the possibility of healing. Lauren Beukes writes novels, comics and screeplays.

She's the author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller Broken Monsters, as well as The Shining Girls, about a time traveling serial killer, Zoo City, a phantasmagorical Joburg noir and winner of the Arthur C Clarke Award, and the neo-political thriller Moxyland/5(38).

Theroux’s new novel Mother Land has as an epigraph the famous lines from WB Yeats’s “Remorse for Intemperate Speech”: “Great hatred, little room, / Maimed us at the start. / I carry from. Motherland is the culmination of a lifetime of reflection and a decade of research.

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The outlet described the series, "Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution years ago by cutting a deal with the U.S.

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The story setup is strong (like a HUNGER GAMES meets THE CRAFT). The tone is much more grounded and serious than CW fare (like LEGACIES), which gives the show greater depth and gravitas. Julia finds that working from home is impossible due to all the tasks she has to do for her family.

Meg tells her this is her 'mother’s load': all the things that no one else will do but that need to be done to keep the home running. Julia removes herself to the cafe to work but even there finds that it. Doerr presents us with two intricate stories, both of which take place during World War II; late in the novel, inevitably, they intersect.

In AugustMarie-Laure LeBlanc is a blind year-old living in the walled port city of Saint-Malo in Brittany and hoping to escape the effects of Allied : Maria Hummel.

Motherland is inspired by stories from author Maria Hummel’s father and his German childhood, and letters between her grandparents that were hidden in an attic wall for fifty years. It is the author’s attempt to reckon with the paradox of her father—a product of her grandparents’ fiercely protective love and their status as Mitläufer, Germans who “went along” with Nazism, reaping /5(9).