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The Expatriates
An American born and raised in Hong Kong, Janice Y. K. Lee offers insight into the island’s expatriate community with her latest novel The Expatriates, the follow-up to her runaway bestseller The Piano Teacher. The novel centers around three women whose lives become increasingly intertwined, a common mechanism in fiction, but one that makes sense in this world where the community is so small that, as Lee writes, “if you go out enough, you will run into every expat at some point in the same five restaurants.