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Shanghai girls : a novel

Author: Lisa See
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2009.
Series: May and Pearl, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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May and Pearl, two sisters living in Shanghai in the mid-1930s, are beautiful, sophisticated, and well-educated, but their family is on the verge of bankruptcy. Hoping to improve their social standing, May and Pearl's parents arrange for their daughters to marry Gold Mountain men who have come from Los Angeles to find brides. But when the sisters leave China and arrive at Angel's Island (the Ellis Island of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa See
ISBN: 9781400067114 1400067111 9780812980530 0812980530
OCLC Number: 276228926
Description: 314 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: List of Entries Guide to Related Topics Preface Introduction The Encyclopedia, Volume 1 The Encyclopedia, Volume 2 Selected Bibliography About the Contributors Index
Series Title: May and Pearl, 1.
Responsibility: Lisa See.

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