Dreams of Joy: A Novel By Lisa See [Sarah, East Coast Bays Library]
Dreams of Joy is the sequal to Shanghai
Girls and revisits the lives of sisters May, Pearl and her daughter Joy. Pearl
returns to China to find Joy has fled America and has embraced the Communist
way. The time is 1957 and the devastating effects of the Cultural Revolution are
graphically described. This is a well researched book and, together with the story
of the family, their relationships, and the accurate portrayal of China at this
time makes this book an absorbing read.