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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination191p. ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17338724M
ISBN 100340491191

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Jan 20,  · [The Expatriates is] vibrant social satire: Inside these dark materials lies the sharpness of a comic novelist, and Lee’s eye for the nuance and clash of culture, class, race and sex is subtle and shrewd.” —New York Times Book Review “Gorgeously wrought. /5(). Jan 17,  · “The Expatriates,” her second novel, is set like her first, “The Piano Teacher,” in Hong Kong, and the two books taken together are a rich education in an almost century of cruelty, exploitation, deep pockets and good parties in the city — a setting that becomes a Author: Maggie Pouncey. Oct 11,  · About The Expatriates “Raise a glass: The first great book-club novel of has arrived.” —USA Today, 4/4 stars “A female, funny Henry James in Asia, Janice Y. K. Lee is vividly good on the subject of Americans abroad.” —The New York Times Book Review “Sex and the City meets Lost in Translation.” —The Skimm. The Expats came highly recommended and sounded like a great story. Such potential! Such potential! In a nutshell, the heroine of Chris Pavone's book, Kate, vacates her seemingly happy life in Washington, D.C. and travels oversees to start anew with her husband and two children (two boys who, although underutilized, became my favorite characters)/5.

The Expatriates From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Piano Teacher, a beautiful, transporting novel about motherhood, marriage, and friendship Janice Y. K. Lee’s blockbuster hit debut, The Piano Teacher, was called “immensely satisfying” by People, “intensely readable” by O, The Oprah Magazine, and “a rare and exquisite story” by Elizabeth Gilbert. "A captivating book about three American women living in an expatriate community in Hong Kong Lee's women are complex and often flawed, which makes the stories of their strength all the more compelling in this tale of family, motherhood, and attempts at moving on.". Jul 28,  · Amazon Studios has given the green light to drama series The Expatriates based on Janice Y.K. Lee’s novel from Nicole Kidman ’s Blossom Films, for premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. This. Other Books; Contact; The Expatriates. Possession really isn’t nine-tenths of the law. If it were, I wouldn’t have been worried. I was on the side of the road in Texas with eight squad cars. They’d surrounded both me and the 5-speed convertible that was in my possession. I’d just crossed one county line into another, so I had city.

Oct 11,  · The Expatriates is a great journey away from the usual plot-lines about adjusting expectations of married women while still giving them a featured role. Maybe it's because the novel is set in fast paced Hong Kong, or maybe it's because Mercy, the younger protagonist who is finding herself in the city, offsets the normality of the other two married protagonists/5(12). The Expatriates Janice Y.K. Lee, Penguin Publishing Group pp. ISBN Summary Sex and the City meets Lost in Translation.—The Skimm Janice Y. K. Lee explores with devastating poignancy the emotions, identities, and relationships of three very different American women living in the same small expat community in Hong Kong. The Expatriates. The Expatriates is an upcoming American drama web television series based on the novel of the same name by Janice Y.K. Lee that is set to premiere on Amazon Drama. The book contains detailed descriptions of Elspeth’s life in Kenya and explores the country through the naïve eyes of a child in order to describe the beauty and challenge of expat life in Africa in the 20 th century. The book is a great read that contains strong visual imagery and a compelling story.