Lee, Stacey

Outrun the moon / Stacey Lee. - 391 pages ; 22 cm

Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from poverty in Chinatown, and she gains admittance to a prestigious finishing school through a mix of cunning and bribery. She soon discovers that getting in was the easiest part, and must carve a niche among the spoiled heiresses. When the earthquake strikes on April 18, Mercy and her classmates are forced to a survivor encampment, but her quick-witted leadership rallies them to help in the tragedy's aftermath.

9780399175411 (hardback) : $17.99 0399175415 (hardback)


Chinese Americans--Fiction.
San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906--Fiction.

Historical fiction.

PZ7.1.L43 / Ou 2016


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