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Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

_China Dolls:_ Secrets -- and what would you do to keep them that way?

China Dolls: A Novel - Lisa See

I enjoyed this tale of three Chinese-American girls -- Grace, Helen and Ruby -- who start off as chorus girls in a nightclub in Chinatown. Each girl has plenty to hide, where not even a friendship can survive the horrors of WWII, and the prejudice of Americans. One section of the story is set in Topaz, Utah, which is one of the more horrible bits of our history. For anyone who wants an engaging tale set in San Francisco, with plenty of new things to learn, I happily recommend this one. Three and a half stars, rounded up to four stars overall.

For the longer review, please go here:
http://www.bubblews.com/news/4930291-lisa-see039s-china-dolls-it039s-not-all-glamour