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Book Launch with YANGSZE CHOO at Books Inc. Mountain View

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Join local author Yangsze Choo at Books Inc. in Mountain View for a Book Launch celebrating her magnificent new novel, The Night Tiger.

"Choo has written a sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world." --Kirkus (starred review)

Quick-witted, ambitious Ji Lin is stuck as an apprentice dressmaker, moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother's Mahjong debts. But when one of her dance partners accidentally leaves behind a gruesome souvenir, Ji Lin may finally get the adventure she has been longing for.

Eleven-year-old houseboy Ren is also on a mission, racing to fulfill his former master's dying wish: that Ren find the man's finger, lost years ago in an accident, and bury it with his body. Ren has 49 days to do so, or his master's soul will wander the earth forever.

As the days tick relentlessly by, a series of unexplained deaths wracks the district, along with whispers of men who turn into tigers. Ji Lin and Ren's increasingly dangerous paths crisscross through lush plantations, hospital storage rooms, and ghostly dreamscapes.

Yangsze Choo's The Night Tiger pulls us into a world of servants and masters, age-old superstition and modern idealism, sibling rivalry and forbidden love. But anchoring this dazzling, propulsive novel is the intimate coming of age of a child and a young woman, each searching for their place in a society that would rather they stay invisible.

Event date: 
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Books Inc.
317 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA
Event Terms: 
The Night Tiger: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250175458
Availability: In Stock Now - Click Title to See Store Inventory. Books must show IN STOCK at your desired location for same day pick-up.
Published: Flatiron Books - February 12th, 2019

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