Jean Kwok: Mambo in Chinatown

Jean Kwok

Maryville University Auditorium 

Left Bank Books and Maryville Talks Books present Jean Kwok, bestselling author of Girl in Translation, to sign and discuss Mambo in Chinatown, a novel about twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong, a young American-born Chinese woman torn between her family duties in New York's Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing. When Charlie, who lives in a tiny apartment with her widowed father and works, miserably, as a dishwasher, lands a job as a receptionist at a ballroom dance studio, everything she once took to be certain turns upside down.

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
Maryville University Auditorium
650 Maryville University Dr.
63141 Saint Louis
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ISBN: 9781594632006
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 24th, 2014

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ISBN: 9781594485152
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 3rd, 2011