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Number one Chinese restaurant : a novel / Lillian Li.

Number one Chinese restaurant : a novel

Li, Lillian, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781250141293
  • ISBN: 125014129X
  • Physical Description: 290 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.

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The Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland, is not only a beloved go-to setting for hunger pangs and celebrations; it is its own world, inhabited by waiters and kitchen staff who have been fighting, loving, and aging within its walls for decades. When disaster strikes, this working family's controlled chaos is set loose, forcing each character to confront the conflicts that fast-paced restaurant life has kept at bay. Owner Jimmy Han hopes to leave his late father's homespun establishment for a fancier one. Jimmy's older brother, Johnny, and Johnny's daughter, Annie, ache to return to a time before a father's absence and a teenager's silence pushed them apart. Nan and Ah-Jack, longtime Duck House employees, are tempted to turn their thirty-year friendship into something else, even as Nan's son, Pat, struggles to stay out of trouble. And when Pat and Annie, caught in a mix of youthful lust and boredom, find themselves in a dangerous game that implicates them in the Duck House tragedy, their families must decide how much they are willing to sacrifice to help their children.
Subject: Chinese restaurants > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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