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Pam Chun's Books

SGcover
Jul.27.2012
In the early 1900s Woody grew up running barefoot in the lush valleys of Territorial Hawaii. From camping at Kailua Beach with his buddies to raising his family, he’s immersed in the dynamic changes of the Paradise of the Pacific.  As he approaches ninety he insists he’s too busy to die.  A tale told within tales with photos of Old Hawaii, signature dishes, and...
WSGC2011
Nov.01.2004
                Twelve years ago, Miki Ai’Lee walked away from her traditional Chinese heritage, leaving her native Hawai`i behind.  Now thirty and unmarried, Miki is a respected art history professor on the Mainland.  But when her grandmother’s illness draws her back to Hawai`i, Miki realizes that...
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Mar.01.2003
In this stunning work of Chinese-American fiction, Pam Chun brings to life the story of Lau Ah Leong, the Money Dragon, the legendary founder of Honolulu’s Chinatown. The great-granddaughter of Ah Leong, Chun reaches deep into her family history to deliver an account that depicts the tumult and opportunity that occurs when the deep-rooted traditions of the Chinese people conflict...
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Mar.01.2002
In this stunning work of Chinese-American fiction, Pam Chun brings to life the story of Lau Ah Leong, the Money Dragon, the legendary founder of Honolulu’s Chinatown. The great-granddaughter of Ah Leong, Chun reaches deep into her family history to deliver an account that depicts the tumult and opportunity that occurs when the deep-rooted traditions of the Chinese people conflict...