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Published January 1st 1998 by Random House (Australia)
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Silvia Iskandar
Jul 31, 2017 rated it it was ok
The cover was exotic I had to read it. However, I was a bit disappointed with the first half of the book. Too many characters, too many plots, going on at the same time. I feel that the editor could have picked it up and fixed it better, I understand that the writer tried to tell the story of 2 different families, but I believe it can be done neater. Rather than going back and forth from 1 family to the other in alternate chapter, it could have been grouped together, 1 big chapter for family A, ...more
Rebekah Grigsby
Jun 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I love reading Arlene Chai's books. I find it difficult to tear myself away from reading and then when finished sad to leave the characters. I enjoy reading her descriptions of the culture that is part of her heritage and the different eras in which her characters live.
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Arlene J. Chai (b. 1955) is a Filipino-Chinese-Australian who migrated to Australia with her parents and sisters in 1982 because of the political upheaval. She became an advertising copywriter at George Patterson's advertising agency in 1972 and has been working there since. It is there that she met her mentor Bryce Courtney, who continuously inspires her to improve her work.

She won the Louis Bra

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