Sex and vanity / Kevin Kwan.
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|Bagley Public Library||KWA (Text)||33500013258520||New||Checked out||11/09/2020|
|LARL Cataloging||LARL78550 (Text)||LARL78550||New||On order||-|
|Moorhead Public Library||KWA (Text)||33500013258512||New||Checked out||11/20/2020|
|Moorhead Public Library||KWA (Text)||33500013274931||New||Checked out||11/13/2020|
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- ISBN: 9780385546270
- ISBN: 0385546270
- ISBN: 9780385546362
- ISBN: 038554636X
- Physical Description: 315 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 
"The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with a glittering tale of love and longing as a young woman finds herself torn between two worlds--the WASP establishment of her father's family and George Zao, a man she is desperately trying to avoid falling in love with"-- Provided by publisher.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 May #1
Lucie Tang Churchill is a stylish but naive biracial 19-year-old, accompanied to an extravagantly fabulous wedding on Capri by her middle-aged cousin, Charlotte, who is obsessed with ensuring that the nouveau riche display the proper reverence for the from-the-Mayflower side of the family. They encounter the bombastically generous Rosemary Zao and her handsome, intense son, George, whom Lucie immediately dislikesâuntil she doesn'tâbut then a potential scandal tears them apart. Five years later, Lucie is an in-demand art dealer, engaged to the billennial (billionaire millennial) Cecil Pike, and very happy, until George (and his mother) reenters her social circle. The plot is perhaps not the most important element for Kwan's (Crazy Rich Asians, 2013) fans, who most love his over-the-top characters, ridiculously lavish details, and catty, fourth-wall-breaking narration, all of which are gloriously represented here; there are jewels galore, and a West Village apartment with an indoor canal and gondoliers on retainer. Lucie's story also touches on racism, both external (and familial) and internalized, as she fights her attraction to George. The resolution adds another satisfying layer to this frothy, escapist delight. HIGH DEMAND BACKSTORY: Kwan's first outing since the Crazy Rich Asians series, which begat a huge movie in 2018, arrives just in time for summer reading. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
KEVIN KWAN is the author of the international bestsellers Crazy Rich Asians, China Rich Girlfriend, and Rich People Problems. Crazy Rich Asians was a #1 New York Times bestseller, a major motion picture, and has been translated into more than thirty languages. He lives in Los Angeles and is trying to eat less pasta.
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