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By Kevin Chong


"Beauty plus pity—that is the nearest we will get to a definition of art."
—Vladimir Nabokov

In this tragicomic, sleek immigrant's story, Malcolm Kwan is a twentysomething Asian American embarking on a modeling occupation whose existence is derailed while his father dies and his fiancée leaves him. while he meets the half-sister he by no means knew existed—the results of his father's extramarital affair—he needs to paintings via his lifelong ambivalence as one trapped among cultures and among mom and dad maintaining insupportable secrets.

Kevin Chong is the writer of the unconventional Baroque-a-Nova (Plume) and the memoir Neil younger Nation (Greystone Books).

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