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Crazy rich Asians

Kwan, Kevin2018
When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home, long drives to explore the island, and quality time with the man she might one day marry. What she doesn't know is that Nick's family home happens to look like a palace, that she'll ride in more private planes than cars, and that with one of Asia's most eligible bachelors on her arm, Rachel might as well have a target on her back. Initiated into a world of dynastic splendour beyond imagination, Rachel meets Astrid, the It Girl of Singapore society; Eddie, whose family practically lives in the pages of the Hong Kong socialite magazines; and Eleanor, Nick's formidable mother, a woman who has very strong feelings about who her son should--and should not--marry. Uproarious, addictive, and filled with jaw-dropping opulence, Crazy Rich Asians is an insider's look at the Asian JetSet; a perfect depiction of the clash between old money and new money; between Overseas Chinese and Mainland Chinese; and a fabulous novel about what it means to be young, in love, and gloriously, crazily rich.
Main title:
Crazy rich Asians / Kevin Kwan.
Kwan, Kevin, author
Sydney, N.S.W. : Allen&Unwin, 2018.©2013
403 pages ; 20 cm.
Series title:
"Now a major motion picture" --Front cover.
9781760528188 (paperback)
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult Fiction - GeneralKWANOnloan - Due: 04 Mar 2023
Brighton LibraryAdult Fiction - GeneralKWANOnloan - Due: 13 Feb 2023
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