Dreams of Joy
Thursday, February 16 at 7 PM
Meet the New York Times bestselling author of Shanghai Girls, who returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May in her latest novel Dreams of Joy.
Pearl's strong-willed 19-year-old daughter Joy runs away to Shanghai in early 1957 to find her birth father, the artist Z.G. Li, with whom both May and Pearl were once in love. Heedless of the dangers in the Communist regime, Joy throws herself into the New Society of Red China, and Pearl is determined to save her daughter, no matter the personal cost.
A heartwarming story of heroic love between a mother and daughter...No writer has better captured the voice and heart of Chinese culture. - Bookreporter.com