Buddha Baby by Kim Wong Keltner

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Want to learn a thing or two about a young Chinese-Americanwoman with a penchant for Hello Kitty toys, who could be found squeezing into jeans at Old Navy while being asked for detailed explanations of Yo-Yo Ma's success?

Then get ready for:

WHO
Lindsey Owyang, raised on Spaghetti-O'sand Aaron Spelling productions

WHAT
Her Secret Asian Man finally proposes!

WHERE
Springtime in San Francisco and it's raining stone cold foxes

HOW
Lindsey wants to make her peace with Chinatown & country,but will a crotchety Chinese grandmother stand in her way?

WHY
Because she never expected her hottie crush fromsixth grade to show up now ...

As Lindsey continues her quest for identity, family secrets, and true love, will she find double happiness, or will she be tempted by one last lion dance with a stranger? Ultimately, Lindsey realizes that Chinese girls really wanna have chow fun.

 

About Kim Wong Keltner

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In the 4th grade, Kim Wong Keltner won a cutthroat spelling bee which encouraged her aspirations as a writer. Over the years, she honed her ear for dialogue while listening to elderly Chinese ladies dish dirt over endless games of mahjong. Kim met her husband, a native Californian of Norwegian-German descent, at a Chaucer seminar when she strode up to him, stretched out her hand and said, "Come with me if you want to live."
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 304 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction, History, Romance. Fiction

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Lindsay Owyang, the protagonist of Wong Keltner's second novel, is like the story itself: up-beat, bighearted, fun to spend time with and lacking focus. She works at two low-paying jobs and is

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Lindsey's spark for life is energizing .

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