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Critical Praise

"An auspicious debut sensitively and impressionistically evokes adolescent turmoil."

——Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Brilliantly wrought . . . A compelling, heartbreaking, and original first novel. Highly recommended."

——Library Journal (starred review)

"A haunting first novel written with the craft and grace of a master. Don't miss it!"

——Isabel Allende

"Greenway is a remarkable young writer who vividly evokes Hong Kong's sights, smells, and sounds . . . in poetic, finely detailed prose. What's more, she seems to have remembered every single charged emotion from adolescence and filters them all through the sisters' fierce, complex relationship. A heartbreakingly beautiful debut."

——Joanne Wilkinson, Booklist (starred review)