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  • ARIA OF THE SEA. by Calhoun, Dia.
    Calhoun, Dia.
    ARIA OF THE SEA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Florida & NY: Winslow Press, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Novel for young adults which blends fantasy and adventure with a coming-of-age story. This is set on the island of Normost in the kingdom of Windward, where 13 year old Cerinthe Gale is a folk healer who dreams of being a dancer. SIGNED on the title page. 264 pp. Wraparound dust jacket art by Gennady Spirin. ISBN: 1890817252.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) Promotional bookmark laid in.

    Book ID: 50565
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  • MAMBO IN CHINATOWN. by Kwok, Jean.
    Kwok, Jean.
    MAMBO IN CHINATOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2014. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, about a young woman"torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing. Twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong grew up in New Yorks Chinatown, the older daughter of a Beijing ballerina and a noodle maker. Though an ABC (America-born Chinese), her entire world has been limited to this small area. Now grown, she lives in the same tiny apartment with her widower father and her eleven-year-old sister, and worksmiserablyas a dishwasher. But when she lands a job as a receptionist at a ballroom dance studio, Charlie gains access to a world she hardly knew existed, and everything she once took to…

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    New York: Riverhead Books, 2014. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, about a young woman"torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing. Twenty-two-year-old Charlie Wong grew up in New Yorks Chinatown, the older daughter of a Beijing ballerina and a noodle maker. Though an ABC (America-born Chinese), her entire world has been limited to this small area. Now grown, she lives in the same tiny apartment with her widower father and her eleven-year-old sister, and worksmiserablyas a dishwasher. But when she lands a job as a receptionist at a ballroom dance studio, Charlie gains access to a world she hardly knew existed, and everything she once took to be certain turns upside down. Gradually, at the dance studio, awkward Charlies natural talents begin to emerge. " 373 pp. ISBN: 978-1594632006.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 75320
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