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Lotus Seeds and Lucky Stars
Asian Myths and Traditions on Pregnancy and Birthing
by Shu shu Costa, Hong T. Foo
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- Format: hardcover, 144 pages
- Release date: May 1, 1998
- Author: Shu shu Costa, Hong T. Foo
- ISBN: 9780684843971 (0684843978)
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster
- Language: english
About The Book
Brimming over with Asian-American myths and traditions on pregnancy and birthing — Lotus Seeds and Lucky Stars fills a niche in today’s baby market, and is the perfect gift for baby showers and Mother’s Day.Costa beautifully captures the spirit and pride of Asian cultures — Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and more — relaying deeply held beliefs and cherished traditions about conception, pregnancy, and birth in an exquisite light-hearted narrative that will delight and comfort mothers and mothers-to-be.
Costa gives voice to Asian mothers from generations past — to their myths, superstitions, wisdom, and love — while also imparting practical advice for today’s modern mothers. Foretell the sex of your child, read her “lucky stars”, avoid ancient taboos, and nourish, soothe, and heal with exotic herbal potions and recipes. Mystical and enchanting, the narrative is complemented by lovely vignettes, rich folklore, poems, literary excerpts, and nursery rhymes from Asian writers — and whimsical black-and-white illustrations that enhance its charm and appeal.
The perfect gift for family members and friends, and a cherished keepsake to pass down forever — Lotus Seeds and Lucky Stars celebrates both the spirit and pride of Asian cultures and the mysterious and joyous miracle of birth and motherhood.
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