Girl in Translation

Girl in Translation

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When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings. Disguising the more difficult truths of her life-like the staggering degree of her poverty, the weight of her family's future resting on her shoulders, or her secret love for a factory boy who shares none of her talent or ambition-Kimberly learns to constantly translate not just her language but also herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.

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Product Details

  • Author: Jean Kwok
  • Publication Date: 2011-05-03
  • Publisher: Riverhead Trade
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: Riverhead Trade
  • Binding: Paperback, 320 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Weight: 100
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 810L x 510W x 90H
    • Weight: 55
  • List Price: $15.00
  • ASIN: B005IUH24O

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