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Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 11:26am
United in their desire to blossom into somebodies, the Wong girls fearlessly assert their intellect and sexuality, even as they come of age under the care of their dominating, cleaver-wielding grandmother from Hong Kong. They transform themselves from food delivery girls into accomplished women, but along the way they wrestle with the influence and continuity of their Chinese heritage (from back of book).
About the Author
Marilyn Chin is a novelist and poet. She has won many awards including a United States Artist Fellowship, Fullbright Fellowship, and four Pushcart Prizes. She lives in California and is a professor in the MFA program at San Diego State University.
Chin, Marilyn. (2009). Revenge of the Mooncake Vixen. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company.