Shanghai Girls Author:Lisa See In 1937 Shanghai - the Paris of Asia - 21 year old Pearl Chin and her younger sister, May, are having the time of their lives. Both are beautiful, modern and carefree - until the day their father tells them that he has gambled away their wealth and that to repay his debts, he must sell the girls as wives to suitors who have traveled from Los An... more »geles to find Chinese brides. As Japanese bombs fall on their beloved city, Pearl and May set out on the journey of a lifetime, from the Chinese countryside to the shores of America - to make terrible sacrifices, face impossible choices and confront a devastating, life-changing secret.« less
There HAS TO BE a sequel!! I loved these characters too much to not read about their continued lives. I actually missed them when I completed this book. Wonderfully written, as usual for Lisa See. YOU WILL LOVE THIS BOOK!!!