Searching for Sylvie Lee

Written By Jean Kwok
Searching for Sylvie Lee
  • Publsiher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 17 October 2019
  • ISBN : 1529398266
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 33 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Searching for Sylvie Lee written by Jean Kwok which was release on 17 October 2019, this book published by Hachette UK. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 'Powerful . . . A twisting tale of love, loss, and dark family secrets' Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water It begins with a mystery. Sylvie, the beautiful, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family, flies to the Netherlands for one final visit with her dying grandmother - and then vanishes. Amy, the sheltered baby of the Lee family, is too young to remember a time when her parents were newly immigrated and too poor to keep Sylvie. Seven years older, Sylvie was raised by a distant relative in a faraway, foreign place, and didn't rejoin her family in America until age nine. Timid and shy, Amy has always looked up to her sister, the fierce and fearless protector who showered her with unconditional love. But what happened to Sylvie? Amy and her parents are distraught and desperate for answers. Sylvie has always looked out for them. Now, it's Amy's turn to help. Terrified yet determined, Amy retraces her sister's movements, flying to the last place Sylvie was seen. But instead of simple answers, she discovers something much more valuable: the truth. Sylvie, the golden girl, kept painful secrets . . . secrets that will reveal more about Amy's complicated family - and herself - than she ever could have imagined. A deeply moving story of family, secrets, identity, and longing, Searching for Sylvie Lee is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive portrait of an immigrant family. It is a profound exploration of the many ways culture and language can divide us and the impossibility of ever truly knowing someone - especially those we love.

Searching for Sylvie Lee

Searching for Sylvie Lee
  • Author : Jean Kwok
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-10-17
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : 'Powerful . . . A twisting tale of love, loss, and dark family secrets' Paula Hawkins, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Girl on the Train and Into the Water It begins with a mystery. Sylvie, the beautiful, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family, flies to the Netherlands for one ...

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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2021-04-06
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : An unforgettable saga inspired by true events, The Last Exiles is a searing portrait of a young couple in Pyongyang and their fight for love and freedom Jin and Suja meet and fall in love while studying at university in Pyongyang. She is a young journalist from a prominent family, ...

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Girl in Translation
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-04-29
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : From the author of Searching for Sylvie Lee, the iconic, New York Times-bestselling debut novel that introduced an important Chinese-American voice with an inspiring story of an immigrant girl forced to choose between two worlds and two futures. When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn ...

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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-05-11
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-06-24
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : From the bestselling author of Searching for Sylvie Lee and Girl in Translation, a novel about a young woman torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing. Twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong grew up in New York’s Chinatown, the older daughter of a ...

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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : Optioned by Netflix and a most anticipated book of 2020 from Bustle, The Rumpus, Electric Literature, and LitHub! An unsettling, seductive psychological thriller about a young woman with multiple personalities, perfect for fans of Caroline Kepnes and Clare Mackintosh "The Eighth Girl is an exquisite exploration of childhood trauma and its ...

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  • Publisher : Central Avenue Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-01
  • Total pages : 256
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  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2020-03-03
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick • Named One of the Best Beach Reads of 2020 by Parade, O: The Oprah Magazine, and Good Housekeeping “The exuberant activity aboard the Splendido Marveloso is no match for the fireworks set off as the lies explode. Full ...

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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-05-05
  • Total pages : 400
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Summary : **Soon to be an Amazon Prime series** The perfect life. The perfect neighbourhood. The perfect murder. Welcome to Park Slope, where everyone has something to hide... _____________ When young lawyer Lizzie gets a call for help from an old friend accused of murdering his wife, she reluctantly says yes. Zach is ...

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  • Author : Harriet Parr
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1859
  • Total pages : 212
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Summary : Download or read online Against wind and tide by Holme Lee written by Harriet Parr, published by which was released on 1859. Get Against wind and tide by Holme Lee Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Sylvie Naar-King,Deborah A. Ellis,Maureen A. Frey,Michele Lee Ondersma
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-10-17
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : Behavioral medicine has now matured as a field to the point where all recognize that different populations are presented with different issues. Psychological reactions and patterns affect the health and well-being of children, as well as adults, and numerous standardized instruments for the assessment of a variety of areas of ...

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  • Author : Efthimis Nikolaos Efthimiadis
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 52
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Summary : Download or read online Online Searching Aids written by Efthimis Nikolaos Efthimiadis, published by which was released on 1989. Get Online Searching Aids Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Bill Crider
  • Publisher : M Evans & Company
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Total pages : 181
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Summary : Jack, a freed slave, saves robbery victim Lee Strate, and together they trail the racist, crooked Colonel Benson to stop his rousing of black and white tempers, thievery, and plans to assassinate President Grant...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1862
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : Download or read online Against Wind and Tide written by Holme LEE (pseud. [i.e. Miss Harriet Parr.]), published by which was released on 1862. Get Against Wind and Tide Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Publisher : Rainbow Crush
  • Release Date : 2021-04-23
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1529398266
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Summary : Searching for an anthology of authentic queer fiction for the treasured teen in your life? Give the gift of Rainbow Elixir! This new collection by celebrated author Foxglove Lee includes three evocative novelettes featuring love, loss and LGBT lives. Foxglove’s fiction has been called SPECTACULAR by Rainbow Reviews and ...