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Girl in Translation

Girl in Translation( )
Author: Kwok, Jean
ISBN:978-1-59448-515-2
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

Introducing a fresh, exciting new voice, an inspiring debut about a Chinese immigrant girl forced to choose between two worlds and two futures.  When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she quickly begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings. Disguising the more difficult truths of her life-like the staggering degree of her poverty, the weight of her...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Coming Of Age
Fiction / Asian American
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.17 x 7.99 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Kwok, Jean (Author)
Jean Kwok has a BA in English and American Literature from Harvard University and an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University. She taught at the University of Leiden and is an alumnus of the Amsterdam Writing Workshops. Jean's debut novel is entitled Girl in Translation. This 2010 novel has already been sold in eight countries. It made the IBooks Best Seller List in 2017.

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