LOST IN TRANSLATION.
New York: Delacorte, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, the story of Alice Mannegan, American by birth, a translator by profession, living in Beijing, who is hired by an archeologist searching for the bones of Peking Man. This expedition brings Professor Lin Shiyang into her life. This novel is both an erotic love story and story of love for a nation and its past, between a man and a memory, between a father and a daughter. SIGNED on the title page. Map frontispiece. 370 pp plus an historical note. ISBN: 0-385319347.