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Shanghai Girls: A Novel



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Author
See, Lisa
Descriptors
Betrayal
Historical Fiction
Immigrants
Loyalty
Marriages of Convenience
Secrets
Sisters
Location/Setting:
China
San Francisco, California
Time Period:
1930s
1940s
1950s
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Summary
May and Pearl are living the good life in 1930s Shanghai until their father bankrupts the family with his gambling. In order to repay debt, the girls are married off to strangers, `wealthy` Chinese-American brothers who live in Los Angeles. Adjusting to life in a foreign land and living with a new extended family proves very difficult.
Critique
A sweeping family story of life, death, joy, sorrow, fear, adventure, and prejudice. Recommend.
ISBN
9781400067114
  iBistro
# of Pages
314
Published
2009
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Reviewer's Initials: ED


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