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Who are The Surrendered in Chang-rae Lee's novel?

In Chang-rae Lee‘s novel, The Surrendered, his main characters, Joy, Hector and Sylvie have connections to both America and Korea. Lee has a way of juxtaposing the main threads of each of his novels into two parts: the unknown suffering of war and the known tasks of daily life. 49 more words

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Who Left the Buddha in the Attic?

The narrators in Julie Otsuka’s novel, The Buddha in the AtticĀ  are a collective chorus of the Japanese “Picture Brides.”

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Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

New York Times Bestseller Lisa See‘s Shanghai Girls is an epic tale of two sisters in China and Los Angeles Chinatown.

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