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The Forbidden Stitch

An Asian American Women"s Anthology

by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim

  • 81 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Calyx Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Asian American women,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Women authors,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Essays,
  • Asian American authors,
  • 20th century,
  • American literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMargarita Donnelly (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8391331M
    ISBN 100934971102
    ISBN 109780934971102

    If you enjoy angels, 'forbidden' romance and dashing heroes, then this should be added to your TBR." —USA TODAY "Enthralling! Hands down the most fascinating book I have read in quite a while. Simply magic!" —Luxury Reading "A must read. My top 24 of all time favorite books." —Jean Book Nerd "Fantastically written, paced, and developed.


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