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The Resource Number One Chinese Restaurant

Number One Chinese Restaurant

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Number One Chinese Restaurant
Title
Number One Chinese Restaurant
Statement of responsibility
Lillian Li
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  • Number 1 Chinese restaurant
  • #1 Chinese restaurant
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Language
eng
Summary
The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars for decades, but behind the staff's professional smiles simmer tensions, heartaches and grudges from decades of bustling restaurant life.Owner Jimmy Han has ambitions for a new high-end fusion place, hoping to eclipse his late father's homely establishment. Jimmy's older brother, Johnny, is more concerned with restoring the dignity of the family name than his faltering relationship with his own teenage daughter, Annie. Nan and Ah-Jack, longtime Duck House employees, yearn to turn their thirty-year relationship into something more, while Nan's son, Pat, struggles to stay out of trouble.When disaster strikes and Pat and Annie find themselves in a dangerous game that means tragedy for the Duck House, their families must finally confront the conflicts and loyalties simmering beneath the red and gold lanterns.Lillian Li received her BA from Princeton and her MFA from the University of Michigan. She has received the Hopwood Award in Short Fiction, and her work has been featured in Guernica, Granta and Jezebel. She currently teaches English Composition and Creative Writing at the University of Michigan and works as a bookseller at Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor
Summary
A working family that has built a busy life running a beloved Maryland Chinese restaurant is forced by youthful recklessness and a tragedy to confront interpersonal conflicts and the limits of what parents are willing to sacrifice for their children
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Award
Loan Stars Favourites, 2018.
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10664744
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DLC
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Li, Lillian
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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General Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Number One Chinese Restaurant
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BORROWBOX:LSB_579498
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781911590088
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Number One Chinese Restaurant
Control code
BORROWBOX:LSB_579498
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781911590088
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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