Dreams of Joy ~ The sequel to Shanghai Girls, it follows the journey of sisters Pearl and May, & daughter Joy.  It is 1957, and 19 year old Joy has fled to the New Society of Red China to help with the Great Leap Forward and to seek out her biological father.  Joy goes to the countryside, falls in love, and marries Tao.  It is a story of tragedy, atrocities and triumph that Lisa See opens our eyes to.  A rich lesson in history on how the idealism of Communism destroyed millions of…

Dreams of Joy ~ The sequel to Shanghai Girls, it follows the journey of sisters Pearl and May, & daughter Joy. It is 1957, and 19 year old Joy has fled to the New Society of Red China to help with the Great Leap Forward and to seek out her biological father. Joy goes to the countryside, falls in love, and marries Tao. It is a story of tragedy, atrocities and triumph that Lisa See opens our eyes to. A rich lesson in history on how the idealism of Communism destroyed millions of…

This book takes you on an emotional journey as you follow two sisters born in Shanghai China. Shanghai girls will have you fighting for their freedom right with them. Tears and laughter are very much a part of this book, I couldn't wait to see what the next page held.

This book takes you on an emotional journey as you follow two sisters born in Shanghai China. Shanghai girls will have you fighting for their freedom right with them. Tears and laughter are very much a part of this book, I couldn't wait to see what the next page held.

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