American Panda by Gloria Chao PDF

By Gloria Chao

ISBN-10: 1481499106

ISBN-13: 9781481499101

ISBN-10: 1534425691

ISBN-13: 9781534425699

An incisive, laugh-out-loud modern debut a few Taiwanese-American youngster whose mom and dad wish her to be a physician and marry a Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer regardless of her germophobia and overwhelm on a jap classmate.

At seventeen, Mei may be in highschool, yet skipping fourth grade was once a part of her mom and dad’ grasp plan. Now a freshman at MIT, she is heading in the right direction to satisfy the remainder of this predetermined destiny: turn into a physician, marry a preapproved Taiwanese Ivy Leaguer, produce a clutter of babies.

With every little thing her mom and dad have sacrificed to make her comfortable existence a fact, Mei can’t convey herself to inform them the truth—that she (1) hates germs, (2) falls asleep in biology lectures, and (3) has a overwhelm on her classmate Darren Takahashi, who's decidedly not Taiwanese.

But whilst Mei reconnects along with her brother, Xing, who's estranged from the kinfolk for relationship the incorrect lady, Mei starts off to wonder whether the entire secrets and techniques are really worthy it. Can she have the option to be herself, whoever that's, earlier than her internet of lies unravels?

From debut writer Gloria Chao comes a hilarious, heartfelt story of ways not like the panda, lifestyles isn’t continually so black and white.

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