She who became the sun
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414 pages : map ; 22 cm.
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A Tom Doherty Associates book.
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In a famine-stricken village on a dusty yellow plain, two children are given two fates. A boy, greatness. A girl, nothingness. In 1345, China lies under harsh Mongol rule. For the starving peasants of the Central Plains, greatness is something found only in stories. When the Zhu family's eighth-born son, Zhu Chongba, is given a fate of greatness, everyone is mystified as to how it will come to pass. The fate of nothingness received by the family's clever and capable second daughter, on the other hand, is only as expected. When a bandit attack orphans the two children, though, it is Zhu Chongba who succumbs to despair and dies. Desperate to escape her own fated death, the girl uses her brother's identity to enter a monastery as a young male novice. There, propelled by her burning desire to survive, Zhu learns she is capable of doing whatever it takes, no matter how callous, to stay hidden from her fate. After her sanctuary is destroyed for supporting the rebellion against Mongol rule, Zhu takes the chance to claim another future altogether: her brother's abandoned greatness.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Parker-Chan, S. (2021). She who became the sun (First edition.). Tor.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Parker-Chan, Shelley. 2021. She Who Became the Sun. Tor.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Parker-Chan, Shelley. She Who Became the Sun Tor, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Parker-Chan, Shelley. She Who Became the Sun First edition., Tor, 2021.

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