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The Rice Mother

The Rice Mother( )
Author: Manicka, Rani
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:Hodder Education Group
Imprint:Hodder Education
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

Beguiled by promises of wealth, fourteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her native Ceylon for Malaysia and marriage to a man many years her senior. But Ayah has lied to her and her family about his circumstances and in fact lives in poverty. A woman of formidable energy and intelligence, Lakshmi provides security, if not luxury, for her family, though at a considerable emotional cost. Then the Japanese army invades during WWII. On the eve of peace, her beloved eldest daughter is raped and...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Sagas
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.4 x 3.5 x 23.1 cm
Book Weight:0.712 Kilograms

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