Lisa See is the author of the bestsellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and, most recently,Shanghai Girls. Her new book is China Dolls.
This story starts in 1938 San Francisco as the World’s Fair is preparing to open on Treasure Island. Grace, Helen, and Ruby, three young women with very different backgrounds, meet each other at the exclusive Forbidden City Nightclub.
China Dolls is told from three points of view as the young women navigate their new careers and the changing world.