The Resource China dolls : a novel, Lisa See

China dolls : a novel, Lisa See

Label
China dolls : a novel
Title
China dolls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lisa See
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1938, three girls from very different backgrounds find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive 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 friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. At times their differences are pronounced but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams. Then, everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion, and Ruby is one of them. But which of her friends betrayed her?
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
See, Lisa
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS3569.E3334
  • PS3569.E3334
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Chinese American women
  • Japanese American women
  • Betrayal
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese Americans
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Label
China dolls : a novel, Lisa See
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
sky258586901
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780812992892
Lccn
2013050796
Label
China dolls : a novel, Lisa See
Publication
Control code
sky258586901
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
383 pages
Isbn
9780812992892
Lccn
2013050796

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