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The Resource Girl in translation, Jean Kwok

Girl in translation, Jean Kwok

Label
Girl in translation
Title
Girl in translation
Statement of responsibility
Jean Kwok
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caught between the pressure to succeed in America, her duty to their family, and her own personal desires, Kimberly Chang, an immigrant girl from Hong Kong, learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles
Summary
Emigrating with her mother from Hong Kong to Brooklyn, Kimberly Chang begins a secret double life as an exceptional schoolgirl during the day and sweatshop worker at night, an existence also marked by a first crush and the pressure to save her family from poverty.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Alex Award, 2011.
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348822
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kwok, Jean
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
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840
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Chinese
  • Women immigrants
  • Chinese American teenagers
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Bildungsromans
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl in translation, Jean Kwok
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781594487569
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2009041041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)449284776
  • ocn449284776
  • OCoLC
Label
Girl in translation, Jean Kwok
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781594487569
Isbn Type
(hd.cov.)
Lccn
2009041041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)449284776
  • ocn449284776
  • OCoLC

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