Dragon Springs Road

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Product Details

Price
$16.98
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
400
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 1.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062388957

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About the Author

Born in Taiwan, JANIE CHANG has lived in the Philippines, Iran, Thailand, New Zealand and Canada. She writes historical fiction with a personal connection, drawing from family history and ancestral stories. Chang has a degree in computer science and is a graduate of the Writer's Studio Program at Simon Fraser University. She is the author of Three Souls and Dragon Springs Road.

Reviews

"Janie Chang has a keen eye for detail and infuses them throughout this magical story, with its masterfully rendered setting of the early Chinese republic, characters who bring to life the constrictions of those girls, and a mystical benevolent spirit. The result is enchanting."--Shilpi Somaya Gowda, author of Secret Daughter and The Golden Son
"[B]eautifully told . . . fascinating . . . a great choice for a book club."--Huffington Post
"Chang unfurls this intriguing story--set against the chaotic backdrop of China in the early twentieth century-with precision. Rich with detail and a fascinating interplay between the spiritual and earthly realms, Chang's second novel explores whether it is possible to overcome your past."--Booklist
"Lyrical and magical . . . Chang's lovingly crafted novel will resonate with readers long after the story is done."--RT Book Reviews
"Dragon Springs Road is simply one of the best novels I have read in a long time. With her lyrical, heartfelt portrait of a vanished world . . . Janie Chang has created an enchanting and unforgettable book. I recommend it unreservedly."--Jennifer Robson, bestselling author of Moonlight over Paris
"Janie Chang's second novel is a remarkable read, brimming with magic and the grit of realism. . . . With this novel, Chang asserts herself as an exciting, relatable voice . . . that requires us to re-examine our relationships to place, identity, and ancestry.--Quill & Quire (starred review)
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