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Girl in translation

Author: Jean Kwok
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Caught between the pressure to succeed in America, her duty to their family, and her own personal desires, Kimberly Chang, an immigrant girl from Hong Kong, learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.
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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Kwok
ISBN: 9781594487569 1594487561 1594485151 9781594485152
OCLC Number: 449284776
Awards: Alex Awards, 2011.
Tayshas Reading Commended, 2012.
Description: 293 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jean Kwok.

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Caught between the pressure to succeed in America, her duty to their family, and her own personal desires, Kimberly Chang, an immigrant girl from Hong Kong, learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.

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