The Ginger Tree

The Ginger Tree

Author: Wynd, Oswald
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A stunning tour de force acclaimed throughout the world, The Ginger Tree is the spellbinding odyssey of one woman's strength and spirit in the face of terrifying odds. In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attaché in Peking. But soon after her arrival, Mary falls into an adulterous affair with a young Japanese nobleman, scandalizing the British community. Casting her out of the European community, her compatriots tear her away from her small daughter. A woman abandoned and alone, Mary learns to survive over forty tumultuous years in Asia, including two world wars and the cataclysmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.
Book Title The Ginger Tree
Author Wynd, Oswald
A stunning tour de force acclaimed throughout the world, The Ginger Tree is the spellbinding odyssey of one woman's strength and spirit in the face of terrifying odds. In 1903, a young Scotswoman named Mary Mackenzie sets sail for China to marry her betrothed, a military attaché in Peking. But soon after her arrival, Mary falls into an adulterous affair with a young Japanese nobleman, scandalizing the British community. Casting her out of the European community, her compatriots tear her away from her small daughter. A woman abandoned and alone, Mary learns to survive over forty tumultuous years in Asia, including two world wars and the cataclysmic Tokyo earthquake of 1923.