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“Fresh and lively powerful passages a compelling story.”—Los Angeles Review of Books “China Dolls mines a fascinating part of our cultural history through the story of a trio of women who become a complex constant in one another’s lives even as the world serves up painful transformation.

Lisa See gets so much just right here.4/5(K). China Dolls is an interesting book and I don't think its a book that most people would enjoy. This book is described as being about three friends relying on one another to make it in the dance world and dealing with the challenges of being Asian during World War II/5.

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There are many wild charges like this one in this book.4/5(7). LA Review of Books “ China Dolls is fresh and lively. When was the last time you read a novel about the “Chop Suey Circuit” of 20th-century American showbiz, an era less well known than the Borscht Belt and Chitlin’ Circuit.

It’s a compelling story of a (thank goodness) bygone era, and See tells it well. About China Dolls. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A fascinating portrait of life as a Chinese American woman in the s and ’40s.”—The New York Times Book Review “Superb This emotional, informative and brilliant page-turner resonates with resilience and humanity.”—The Washington Post (One of the Best Books of the Year).

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China Dolls Book Recommendation: I enjoyed this book. I did not feel though that it was the best of Lisa See’s work but she did not disappoint me so much that I would not choose to not recommend it.

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“Fresh and lively powerful passages a compelling story.”—Los Angeles Review of Books “China Dolls mines a fascinating part of our cultural history through the story of a trio of women who become a complex constant in one another’s lives even as the world serves up painful transformation.

Lisa See gets so much just right : Random House Publishing Group. Her devotion to the individuals who inspired China Dolls infuses the book with a vitality that makes reading it an absolute joy. The characters encountered in China Dolls beguile and linger in the mind long after the last line has been read.

See’s deft portrayal will pique the interest of many a reader and encourage a deeper look into the.

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China Dolls Lisa See, Random House pp. ISBN Summary It’s in San Francisco: a world’s fair is preparing to open on Treasure Island, a war is brewing overseas, and the city is alive with possibilities. FreeBookNotes found 2 sites with book summaries or analysis of The China Doll. If there is a The China Doll SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below.

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Lisa See’s ambitious novel, “China Dolls,” spotlights the under-told story of Asian American entertainers during the s and s. A popular Los Angeles writer whose eight previous books.

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