Land of Broken Promises

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Quill Tree Books
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063119048

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About the Author

Jane Kuo is a Chinese and Taiwanese American writer who grew up in Los Angeles in the 1980s. Jane's novels In the Beautiful Country and Land of Broken Promises are fictional stories inspired by the weekends and summers she spent working in her family's fast food restaurant. Please visit her online at janekuo.com.

Reviews

"Kuo's verse is artfully balanced in tone, never sugarcoating the struggles of the immigration experience but acknowledging the good times as well." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Despite their difficult circumstances, Ai Shi and her parents navigate their world with relentless optimism, perseverance, and an earnest belief in their dreams." -- Horn Book Magazine