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Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok

Decatur Library Auditorium

June 25, 2014, 7:15p.m.

Mambo in Chinatown, the latest novel from bestselling author Jean Kwok, tells the tale of a young woman torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing. Jean Kwok’s first novel, Girl in Translation, was a New York Times bestseller, and was chosen as the winner of an American Library Association Alex Award, a Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award, and an Indie Next Pick, among other honors.