A NovelBook - 2009
First published in 1934, Border Town brings to life the story of Cuicui, a young country girl coming of age during a time of national turmoil. Like any teenager, Cuicui dreams of romance and finding true love. She's spellbound by the local custom of nighttime serenades, and she is deftly pursued by two eligible brothers. But Cuicui is also haunted by the imminent death of her grandfather, a poor and honorable ferryman who is her only family. As she grows up, Cuicui discovers that life is full of the unexpected and that she alone will make the choices that determine her destiny.
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: Fiction Shen
Characteristics: xi, 169 p. ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Bian cheng. English