Laura Joh Rowland





Laura Joh Rowland

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Agatha Christie, Erle Stanley Gardner, Mickey Spillane, Ross McDonald


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Granddaughter of Chinese and Korean immigrants, Laura Joh Rowland grew up in Michigan and where she graduated with a B.S. in microbiology and a Master of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She currently lives in New Orleans with her husband. She has worked as a chemist, microbiologist, sanitary inspector and quality engineer.


Average rating: 3.81 · 13,620 ratings · 1,028 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
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“Let hunger sharpen your awareness. Abstain liquor and frivolous recreation, which dull the mind and weaken the body.”
Laura Joh Rowland, The Concubine's Tattoo

“She needed someone to worship; he needed slavish devotion. They became inseparable companions.”
Laura Joh Rowland, The Concubine's Tattoo



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