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Warner Books, 1994 - Fiction - 356 pages
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Aimee Liu crosses continents and generations from New York's Chinatown to pre-war Shanghai to follow a young woman's search for identity as she struggles to unravel a twisted skein of family lies. Aimee Liu's multicultural world is filled with violent nightmares, the stealthy movements of Asian gangs, and the furtive liaisons of lovers divided by irreconcilable differences of culture, history, and heart.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The power of this enchanting debut novel lies in the evanescence of reality and the stealth of truth. Over a decade after she went public with her account of anorexia nervosa (Solitaire, 1979), Liu ... Read full review


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When Maibelle Chung was growing up, she knew she was different, but hers was a difference with a twist. Only part Chinese, with curly red hair and green eyes, she felt distinctly out of place in New ... Read full review

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