Maggie Chen was born with ink in her blood. Her journalist father has fired her imagination with the thrill of the newsroom, and when her father is killed, she is determined to keep his dreams alive by interning at the local newspaper.
While assisting on her first story, Maggie learns that her father is suspected of illegal activity, and she knows she must clear his name. D
Paper Daughter is a double entendre. At first the book appears to be a story of a young woman, the daughter of a newspaper reporter who was killed suddenly. She has plans to follow in her father's footsteps and becomes involved in investigating an interesting story about her local government.
In addition, Paper Daughter or Paper Son has another meaning.
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Paper Daughter was ambitious in scope, spanning just about a century and four generations of a family from China to America. It taught me a few new things about American history, in particular the phenomenon of "paper sons" who would falsify relationships with American-born Chinese in the early twentieth century in order to secure ...more
Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold
The book Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold is about a girl named Maggie Chen, who is an intern at a Seattle newspaper company, whose father, a journalist, was recently killed in a hit-and-run accident. With all the stress of starting an internship, she has to go through all of his old papers and documents to find that he was researching a “family project”, and his old college supposedly doesn’t have any record of him, which gets Maggie thinking. Maggie ...more
Paper Daughter is one of those books that not only has the reader thoroughly engaged and entertained throughout the story, but teaches about a different time in history as well; a combination I always adore!
Paper Daughter tells the story of Maggie Chen, a girl who's coming to terms with the death of her prolific journalist father while making her own breakthrough into the journalism world and investing a troubling part of her father's past, and Fai-yi Li, a young boy who came over to Ameri ...more
Fai-yi and Sucheng Li, a brother and sister, fled to America in the midst of the Chinese Exclusion Act, when the U.S. began restricting Chinese im ...more
Her father would be so proud; at least that's what Maggie Chen hopes. He was a great newspaper reporter, and now Maggie has a coveted intern position at a local newspaper.
It hasn't been a year since Maggie's father, Steven Chen, was killed by a hit and run driver. The story is that he was lost and attempting to find his way home from a reporting assignment. Now, Maggie has a chance to move on and focus on something productive and at ...more
One day a note comes in the mail from her dad's fraternity saying they have ...more
The novel paper daughter by jeanette Ingold is the novel I choose for my diverse read. The main character Maggie is a reporter for the newspaper when her father dies and she began to get suspicious that her father was more than what he told her. Jeanette Ingold takes you through the tough times and the happy times of Maggie's adventure of finding out who her father really was. You should read this book if you like drama and plot twist.
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As Maggie begins work at the paper, a big story might shed light on why her dad was where he was on the night he died...but maybe Maggie doesn't want to know. And that's not all she doesn't want to know. A flood in the basement forces Maggie to go through her dad's office, ...more
The ebook reads more like an unproofed OCR scan than a finished book. Very disappointing, I'm thankful that I borrowed it from the public library instead of purchasing it.
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This book is about a young girl named, Maggie, gets a internship at a newspaper when she find out her father tragically died. As she is doing research on a report she realizes her fathers desk could be a lot more complex then she thought. I enjoyed this book overall, it switches between Maggie and a separate character. I was disappointed at the ending, there was a lot of hype rising to the end and it was not as big as they made it.
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I also learned a lot about illegal Chinese immigration practices from about 75 years ago. Interesting.