My Lucky Face is a novel set in Nanjing, China. It tells the story of a young woman trying to navigate between familial obligations and tradition to find a path to personal happiness
Below is the cover of the German edition:
The German title means “I Hold Up Half the Sky.” I really love this title! It refers to a saying from Mao Zedong, “Women hold up half the sky,” when he was trying to tear down traditional beliefs in Chinese society and (ostensibly) promote women’s rights.
For people interested in reading the first chapter, click here:
Here is the Table of Contents:My-Lucky-Face-contents
Here’s the cover of the Hebrew edition, published in Israel by Hed Arzi and available now through Sifriat Ma’ariv:
Here’s the back cover: