Habit of a Foreign Sky
- by Xu Xi -
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Publisher: Haven Books
Publication Date: October 16, 2010
Language: English
ISBN-10: 988189672X
ISBN-13: 978-9881896728
Synopsis What happens when an intelligent, high-powered woman executive relinquishes all responsibilities?

Somewhere between Hong Kong and New York, life does an abrupt shift for Gail Szeto when her mother, her last family member, is killed in an accident. For Gail, a mixed-race, single mother who buried her young son only two years prior, all she has left is a hard-won career at a global investment bank. Life rapidly goes into free fall for this woman with a complicated past, who was once so sure of her direction in life, who can now see no clear future path.

With an international cast in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai, this novel dramatizes a Sino-American balance of power at a staggeringly intimate level.
Xu Xi
Author XuXi tells Sarah Passmore about her latest novel "Habit of a Foreign Sky"
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