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Jin, Meng

Summary: On the night of June Fourth, a woman gives birth in a Beijing hospital alone. Thus begins the unraveling of Su Lan, a brilliant physicist who until this moment has successfully erased her past, fighting what she calls the mind's arrow of time. When Su Lan dies unexpectedly seventeen years later, it is her daughter Liya who inherits the silences and contradictions of her life. Liya, who grew up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Custom House 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Jin 2020

Eldridge, Tori

Summary: After her sister was brutally murdered, Lily Wong dedicated her life and ninja skills to the protection of vulnerable women. She now lives above the Los Angeles restaurant owned by her Norwegian father and inspired by the recipes of her Chinese mother, living a double life as both a highly-skilled vigilante and caring daughter. As if taking on the Ukrainian mob and sex traffickers wasn't hard...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Agora Books, an imprint of Polis Books 2019

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Tan, Amy.

Summary: After being drawn together by the shadows of their past, four women start meeting every week in San Francisco to engage in hobbies they all enjoy. After one of the four members dies, her daughter takes her place to fulfill her mother's dying wish. After the revelation of a secret, the women are forced to think back to their pasts and remember the sometimes painful events of their lives.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Phoenix Audio 2006

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Tan, Amy.

Summary: Struggling to regain her voice and express her true feelings to her husband, ghostwriter Ruth Young discovers that her inability to speak closely parallels the story of her mother LuLing's early life in China, where Ruth finds the famous bonesetter, a woman whose mouth was sealed shut during a suicide attempt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's 2001

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See, Lisa.

Summary: "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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2014

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Kwok, Jean.

Summary: Twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong, having grown up in New York's Chinatown as the older daughter of a Beijing ballerina and a noodle maker, is torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Johansen, Iris.

Summary: Catherine Ling is instructed by assassin and master poisoner Hu Chang before being recruited by the CIA and pitted against a rogue operative in a race to obtain a deadly poison.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2012

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Johansen, Iris.

Summary: When CIA operative Catherine Ling's old friend Hu Chang creates a formula so deadly, and completely untraceable, the chase is on to be the first to get it. With rogue operative John Gallo also on the hunt, Catherine finds herself pitted against a group so villainous and a man so evil that she may not survive the quest to protect those she cares about.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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See, Lisa

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony In Love, Shanghai Girls, and Dreams of Joy returns with her highly anticipated new novel. A bold and bittersweet story of secrets and sacrifice, love and betrayal, prejudice and passion, China Dolls reveals a rich portrait of female friendship, as three young women navigate the "Chop Suey Circuit"--America's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction See 2014

Johansen, Iris.

Summary: "Your Next Breath from New York Times best selling author Iris Johansen Catherine Ling is one of the CIA's most prized operatives. Raised on the streets of Hong Kong, she was pulled into the agency at the age of fourteen. If life has taught her anything, it is not to get attached, but there are two exceptions to that rule: her son Luke and her mentor Hu Chang. Luke was kidnapped at age two, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Johansen 2015

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Kwok, Jean

Summary: A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge, from the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in Translation It begins with a mystery. Sylvie, the beautiful, brilliant, successful older...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Keltner, Kim Wong.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avon Trade 2004

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Tan, Amy.

Summary: In 1949, four Chinese women--drawn together by the shadow of their past--begin meeting in San Francisco to play mah jong, invest in stocks and "say" stories. They call their gathering the Joy Luck Club--and forge a relationship that binds them for more than three decades.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2006

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Jin, Ha

Summary: "From the award-winning author of Waiting: a spare, haunting tale of espionage and conflicted loyalties that spans half a century in the entwined histories of two countries--China and the United States--and two families as it explores the complicated terrain of love and honor. When Lilian Shang, born and raised in America, discovers her father's diary after the death of her parents, she is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2014

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Yang, Susie

3 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Ivy Lin is a thief and a liar--but you'd never know it by looking at her. Raised outside of Boston, she is taught how to pilfer items from yard sales and second-hand shops by her immigrant grandmother. Thieving allows Ivy to accumulate the trappings of a suburban teen--and, most importantly, to attract the attention of Gideon Speyer, the golden boy of a wealthy political family. But when Ivy's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2020

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Tan, Amy.

Summary: Kwan, a seventeen-year-old half-sister from China, turns young Olivia's world upside-down with her stories of ghosts of another time, tales that have a profound impact on Olivia's life and imagination until she discovers a way to reconcile the ghosts of the past with her dreams of the future.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1995

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Jin, Ha

Summary: When Lilian Shang, born and raised in America, discovers her father's diary after the death of her parents, she is shocked by the secrets it contains. She knew that her father, Gary, convicted decades ago of being a mole in the CIA, was the most important Chinese spy ever caught. But his diary--an astonishing chronicle of his journey from 1949 Shanghai to Okinawa to Langley, Virginia--reveals...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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