Number One Chinese Restaurant

Number One Chinese Restaurant

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An exuberant and wise multigenerational debut novel about the complicated lives and loves of people working in a local Chinese restaurant.

The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars for decades, but behind the staff's professional masks simmer tensions, heartaches and grudges from decades of gruelling service work.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 135 x 215 x 30mm | 366g
  • One
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1911590162
  • 9781911590163
  • 336,769

About Lillian Li

Lillian Li received her BA from Princeton and her MFA from the University of Michigan. She won the Hopwood Award in Short Fiction, and her work has been featured in Guernica, Granta and Jezebel. She currently teaches English composition and Creative Writing at the University of Michigan and works as a bookseller at Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor.
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Rating details

4,440 ratings
3.03 out of 5 stars
5 7% (290)
4 20% (897)
3 48% (2,110)
2 22% (956)
1 4% (187)
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