Book ‘Counterfeit’ by Kirstin Chen

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"If you appreciate a good caper, you’ll want to pick up Kirstin Chen’s novel... Fast-paced and fun, with smart commentary on the cultural differences between Asia and America." — TIME. For fans of Hustlers and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, the story of two Asian American women who band together to grow a counterfeit handbag scheme into a global enterprise—an incisive and glittering blend of fashion, crime, and friendship from the author of Bury What We Cannot Take and Soy Sauce for Beginners. Money can’t buy happiness... but it can buy a decent fake. Ava Wong has always played it safe. As a strait-laced, rule-abiding Chinese American lawyer with a successful surgeon as a husband, a young son, and a beautiful home — she’s...
Publisher: William Morrow (June 7, 2022)  Pages: 288 pages  ISBN-10: 0063119544  ISBN-13: 978-0063119543  ASIN:‎ B09N2XXZF5

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About the author: Kirstin Chen‘s new novel, Counterfeit, is forthcoming from William Morrow/HarperCollins (US) and The Borough Press (UK) in June 2022. Her second novel, Bury What We Cannot Take, was named a best book of the season by Electric Literature, The Millions, The Rumpus, Harper’s Bazaar, and InStyle. She is also the author of Soy Sauce for Beginners. She has received fellowships from the Steinbeck Fellows Program, Sewanee, Hedgebrook, and Djerassi, among others. Born and raised in Singapore, she lives in San Francisco. Visit her at