The Resource Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune, Roselle Lim

Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune, Roselle Lim

Label
Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune
Title
Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune
Statement of responsibility
Roselle Lim
Title variation
  • Natalie Tan's book of luck and fortune
  • Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune
Title variation remainder
a novel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the news of her mother's death, Natalie Tan returns home. The two women hadn't spoken since Natalie left in anger seven years ago, when her mother refused to support her chosen career as a chef. Natalie is shocked to discover the vibrant neighborhood of San Francisco's Chinatown that she remembers from her childhood is fading, with businesses failing and families moving out. She's even more surprised to learn she has inherited her grandmother's restaurant. The neighborhood seer reads the restaurant's fortune in the leaves: Natalie must cook three recipes from her grandmother's cookbook to aid her struggling neighbors before the restaurant will succeed. Unfortunately, Natalie has no desire to help them try to turn things around--she resents the local shopkeepers for leaving her alone to take care of her agoraphobic mother when she was growing up. But with the support of a surprising new friend and a budding romance, Natalie starts to realize that maybe her neighbors really have been there for her all along
Tone
Writing style
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781558
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lim, Roselle
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese Americans
  • Cooking, Chinese
  • Families
  • Women cooks
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)
Label
Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune, Roselle Lim
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 299 pages
Isbn
9781984803252
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Natalie Tan's book of luck & fortune, Roselle Lim
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 299 pages
Isbn
9781984803252
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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