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Jean Kwok


Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok is the New York Times and international bestselling author of SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE, MAMBO IN CHINATOWN and GIRL IN TRANSLATION. Her work has been published in 18 countries and is taught in universities, colleges and high schools across the world. She has been selected for numerous honors, including the American Library Association Alex Award, the Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award, and the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award international shortlist. She received her bachelor's degree from Harvard University and earned an MFA from Columbia University. She is fluent in Chinese, Dutch and English, and currently lives in the Netherlands.

Books by Jean Kwok

by Jean Kwok - Fiction

SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE is a poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women --- two sisters and their mother --- in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge.