China Dolls Summary
China Dolls pdf book is an exciting new novel set in the “Chop Suey Circuit” of San Francisco right before World War II, from the beloved bestselling author of Snowflower and the Secret Fan and Shanghai Girls.
In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco’s exclusive “Oriental” nightclub, the Forbidden City. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco’s Chinatown. And, as both her friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. At times their differences are pronounced, but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams. Then, everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion, and Ruby is one of them. But which of her friends betrayed her?
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About Lisa See Author of China Dolls pdf Pdf Book
Lisa See Author of China Dolls pdf Pdf Book is a Chinese-American author. Her books include Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2005), Dragon Bones, and On Gold Mountain. She was named the 2001 National Woman of the Year, by the Organization of Chinese American Women. She lives in Los Angeles.
China Dolls pdf, Paperback, Hardcover Book Information
- Publisher : Random House; First Edition (June 3, 2014)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 400 pages
- ISBN-10 : 081299289X
- ISBN-13 : 978-0812992892
- Item Weight : 1.38 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.43 x 1.36 x 9.57 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,232,797 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
- #1,491 in Asian American Literature & Fiction
- #13,455 in Family Saga Fiction
- #57,570 in Literary Fiction (Books)
- Customer Reviews: 4.1 out of 5 stars 2,037 ratings
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