Searching for Sylvie Lee

✓ Searching for Sylvie Lee  ☆ ePUB Author ✓ Jean Kwok alcohol – johndore.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Searching for Sylvie Lee
  • Jean Kwok
  • English
  • 11 October 2017
  • 0062834304

About the Author: Jean Kwok

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Searching for Sylvie Lee A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women two sisters and their mother in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family secrets emerge, from the New York Times bestselling author of Girl in TranslationIt begins with a mystery Sylvie, the beautiful, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family, flies to the Netherlands for one final visit with her dying grandmother and then vanishes.Amy, the sheltered baby of the Lee family, is too young to remember a time when her parents were newly immigrated and too poor to keep Sylvie Seven years older, Sylvie was raised by a distant relative in a faraway, foreign place, and didn t rejoin her family in America until age nine Timid and shy, Amy has always looked up to her sister, the fierce and fearless protector who showered her with unconditional love.But what happened to Sylvie Amy and her parents are distraught and desperate for answers Sylvie has always looked out for them Now, it s Amy s turn to help Terrified yet determined, Amy retraces her sister s movements, flying to the last place Sylvie was seen But instead of simple answers, she discovers something much valuable the truth Sylvie, the golden girl, kept painful secrets secrets that will reveal about Amy s complicated family and herself than she ever could have imagined.A deeply moving story of family, secrets, identity, and longing, Searching for Sylvie Lee is both a gripping page turner and a sensitive portrait of an immigrant family It is a profound exploration of the many ways culture and language can divide us and the impossibility of ever truly knowing someone especially those we love. New Read Searching for Sylvie Lee Author Jean Kwok For Kindle ePUB or eBook – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Searching for Sylvie Lee

  1. Jean Kwok says:

    I m so thankful for your interest in SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE coming 6 4 Check out the recent NYT article , plus chapters 1, 2 and 3 have been released on my website My book tour schedule is here I d love to meet you Thank you all so much for taking the time to read and ra...

  2. Katrina says:

    I found Searching for Sylvie Lee an enthralling, thought provoking and emotional read This book combines gorgeous, literary prose with a powerfully suspenseful plot As the characters navigate multiple languages and cultures, and the web of relationships that holds them together growscomplex, the novel s insights about family, culture, gender and love rise to the surface, surprising and delighting the reader The book begins as Amy discovers that something has gone terribly wrong with her I found Searching for Sylvie Lee an enthralling, thought provoking and emotional read This book combines gorgeous, literary prose with a powerfully suspenseful plot As the characters navigate mul...

  3. Patricia says:

    SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE is a beautifully written novel that left me thinking of the problems facing immigrants or anyone who is trying to fit in Told by two sisters and their mother, this book is about a heart bre...

  4. Diane S ☔ says:

    It is so hard to figure out why a book will resonate so greatly with some, and not others This book is a case in point, it has garnered some terrific reviews, but there were some plot points that were for me, not realistic A young Chinese woman disappears after returning to the Netherlands, when the grandmother that helped raise her, was dying Although her parents lived in the United States, Sylvie herself lived in the Netherlands for her first nine years Her younger sister, Amy, who thinks It is so hard to figure out why a book will resonate so greatly with some, and not others This book is a case in point, it has garnered some terrific reviews, but there were some plot points that were f...

  5. Marjorie says:

    Sylvie Lee is a successful, beautiful woman Her younger sister, Amy, idolizes her When news reaches them that their grandmother is dying in the Netherlands, Sylvie flies there to be with her Sylvie grew up in the Netherlands Her parents were too poor to take care of her when she was born and sent her to live with her grandmother and the Tan family Sylvie didn t return to the US and her parents until she was 9 years old But now Sylvie has returned to the place she thinks of as home But Amy Sylvie Lee is a successful, beautiful woman Her younger sister, Amy, idoliz...

  6. Jenna Friebel says:

    Jean Kwok has created another wonderful novel Family saga, culture, secrets, suspense and ultimately, heartbreaking.

  7. Brooke says:

    Jean Kwok does it again with Searching for Sylvie Lee This captivating novel shares the story of a family dealing with unraveling a mystery Sisters Sylvie and Amy have many differences but share an abiding love When Sylvie goes missing in the Netherlands, it s her sister who will do anything to find her.Kwok navigates cultures and narrative perspectives deftly in this novel There s unique balance in this book between suspense and story I highly recommend adding this book to your TBR list fo Jean Kwok does it again with Searching for Sylvie Lee This captivating novel shares the story of a family dealing with unraveling a mystery Sisters Sylvie and Amy have many differences but s...

  8. Dorina says:

    This is the first book I have read by Jean Kwok and I am adding her to my must read list I was captured by the author s art for telling a story I fell right into it, feeling like I knew the characters and I so love that feeling Sylvie and Amy captured my heart As the plot was revealed, mysteries laid out for us, I just could not put the book down I found myself yelling at characters in my head , Why are you doing this It is a story of immigrants, family, secrets, and love plus how all t This is the first book I have read by Jean Kwok and I am adding her to my must read list I was captured by the author s art for telling a story I fell right into it, feeling like I knew the characters and I so love that feeling Sylvie and Amy captured my heart As the plot was revealed, mysteries laid out for us, I just could not put the book down...

  9. Mary says:

    To be honest I didn t think I would love it as much as I did I won it from a goodreads giveaway and felt like because I was sent it, I had to read it I am so glad that I did though Throughout the entire book it has you guessing and trying to solve the mystery When it is actually revealed what happened, it makes sense It isn t just a random thing thrown in last minute as a way to propel the plot Jean Kwok laced the truth all throughout the novel There isn t a hint of lazy writing She defi To be honest I didn t think I would love it as much as I did I won it from a goodreads giveaway and felt like because I was sent it, I had to read it I am so glad that I did though Throughout the entire book it has you guessing and trying to solve the mystery When it is actually revealed what happened, it makes sense It isn t just a random thing thrown in last minute as a way to propel the plot Jean Kwok laced the truth all throughout the novel There isn t a hint of lazy writing She definitely did her research I feel like I learned about Dutch culture without feeling like I was being taught a lesson She is an amazing author and I need to get my hands on her other books Some things I didn t like although it didn t bother m...

  10. Mary Ann says:

    Seldom does one book successfully weave together mystery, romance, domesticity, family, culture, and travel Jean Kwok s novel Searching for Sylvie Lee is a delightful blend of beautifully written prose, characters who could live next door, and an intriguing missing person s case that will keep you reading late into the night Sylvie Lee is the older sister to Amy, and Sylvie is, and always has been, the perfect and driven daughter, successful in her studi...