Kathy M. ZhuISBN: 1413762158;
Book Description In ancient China, tradition prevented women from studying and receiving an education. However, the beautiful and daring Mei ingeniously disguises herself as a boy so she can go to Beijing and study at the famous Guiyan Academy. She meetsShan Shu, also a student on the way to the capital, in the most unexpected fashion, and they decide to travel together. They go on a perilous journey filled with adventures and barely make it to their destination alive. Shan ends up winning much more than just Mei's respect, but she must mask her true feelings if she wants to prevent her identity from being revealed. At the academy, Mei finds herself caught in a battle against a force so corrupted that it threatens the future of China. Determined to bring this evil to light, Mei is prepared to risk everything. Her plan is ruined as unforeseen events arise, sparking off a chain of events which soon escalate out of her control. Mei is forced to reveal her deepest secret which jeopardizes...
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