Shanghai Girls: A Novel

Shanghai Girls: A Novel

Lisa See


In 1937 Shanghai—the Paris of Asia—twenty-one-year-old Pearl Chin and her more youthful sister, may perhaps, are having the time in their lives. either are attractive, smooth, and carefree—until the day their father tells them that he has gambled away their wealth. To pay off his bills, he needs to promote the women as better halves to suitors who've traveled from la to discover chinese language brides. As eastern bombs fall on their loved urban, Pearl and will set out at the trip of a life-time, from the chinese language geographical region to the seashores of the USA. notwithstanding inseparable top acquaintances, the sisters additionally harbor petty jealousies and rivalries. alongside the way in which they make bad sacrifices, face very unlikely offerings, and confront a devastating, life-changing mystery, yet via all of it the 2 heroines of this extraordinary new novel carry quick to who they are—Shanghai women.

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