A Sheltered Woman

By Yiyun Li

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The new mother, groggy from a nap, sat at the table as though she did not grasp why she had been summoned. Perhaps she never would, Auntie Mei thought. On the placemat sat a bowl of soybean-and-pig’s-foot soup that Auntie Mei had cooked, as she had for many new mothers before this one. Many, however, was not exact. In her interviews with potential employers, Auntie Mei alw The new mother, groggy from a nap, sat at the table as though she did not grasp why she had been summoned. Perhaps she

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ebook, 16 pages
March 10th 2014 by newyorker.com
Original Title
A Sheltered Woman
Edition Language
English

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