A Map of ParadiseBook - 1997
The acclaimed author of Empire of Heaven, praised by The New York Times as a Chinese Gone With the Wind, now creates a colorful and intimate fictional portrait of 19th-century Hawaii. Working in the home of an American newspaper editor and his vain, skittish wife, Chinese exile Chen Rulan watches as her daughter, Molly, grows to womanhood and is drawn into a passionate and dangerous love affair.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1997.
Characteristics: xii, 402 p. ;,23 cm.
Alternative Title: Novel of nineteenth-century Hawaii