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Jean Kwok

3.94 of 5 Votes: 5
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Books by Jean Kwok
Mambo in Chinatown (2014)
3.72 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I found Mambo in Chinatown to be very well written compared to much literature being cranked out these days. The characters were all believable and the sub plots kept me wondering what was going to happen right up to the very last page. I am a harsh critic and rarely rate a book...
Girl in Translation (2010)
3.95 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I really enjoyed this book about a young Chinese immigrant who struggles mightily to make a better life for her mother and herself. Although a novel, it is semi-autobiographical, and it reads a lot like a memoir. Kimberly and her mother are in debt to family members who brought t...
Dans met mij (2000)
3.71 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Solid 3/5 rating. I was impressed with the way the author navigated between Eastern and Western world views in writing the novel. Charlie was a compelling character and I thought her relationship with her sister, Lisa, was particularly well done. But then, being an only child, wh...
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