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Diamond head : a novel

by Wong, Cecily (Author)

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At the turn of the nineteenth century, Frank Leong, a fabulously wealthy shipping industrialist, moves his family from China to the island of Oahu. But something ancient follows the Leongs to Hawaii, haunting them. The parable of the red string of fate, the cord that binds one intended beloved to he... Full description

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Summary: At the turn of the nineteenth century, Frank Leong, a fabulously wealthy shipping industrialist, moves his family from China to the island of Oahu. But something ancient follows the Leongs to Hawaii, haunting them. The parable of the red string of fate, the cord that binds one intended beloved to her perfect match, also punishes for mistakes in love, passing a destructive knot down the family line.
Physical Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780062345431
0062345435
Author Notes: Cecily Wong is a Chinese-Hawaiian author. She was born on Oahu and raised in Eugene, Oregon. She graduated from Barnard College, where the first pages of her debut novel, Diamond Head, won the Peter S. Prescott Prize for Prose Writing.

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