The Dim Sum of All Things by Kim Wong Keltner

By Kim Wong Keltner

Have you questioned: Why Asians love "Hello Kitty"? What the tattooed chinese language characters relatively say? find out how to in achieving feng shui for max make-out classes? the place Asian cuties meet the white men who love them? Then you are going to snort, you are going to cry, you will notice this e-book is healthier than a Broadway construction of Cats should you learn scenes that come with: twenty-something Lindsey Owyang gaining knowledge of the intricacies of workplace voicemail and fax dialing an real chinese language ceremonial dinner the place number 1 Son indicates off his language abilities by way of talking "Chinglish" relationship mess ups with grandsons of Grandma's mahjong companions the invention that the genuine China appears to be like not anything just like the pavilion at Disney international karaoke And all of the whereas Lindsey is falling in lust with the "white satan" in her politically right workplace. yet will Grandma's pungent chinese language ointments ship him operating? Or will Lindsey notice that the trail to real love lies someplace among the dim sum and the pepperoni pizza?

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Getting into bed, Lindsey gazed into the red glow from the single crimson Christmas light that illuminated the round belly of the ceramic Buddha figurine, and slowly she blinked to sleep. The following afternoon Lindsey sat on the bedspreadcovered sofa and studied the living room decor. In her apartment there was no altar; instead, the walls were covered with many different sizes of framed photographs. She saw snapshots of cousins crunching candy canes beside a blueand-silver tinsel tree, Pau Pau and her school-age daughters at the airport clutching Pan Am satchels, and a picture of herself when she was five, in front of the Snow White ride at Disneyland.

Any white guy who’s traveled alone to Manila and can’t wait to go back has Hoarder written all over him. Hunh. ” Mimi asked, now relacing a high-heeled sneaker at the edge of the bed. “Um, yeah, but that’s twisted,” Lindsey said. Mimi looked down at the shoelaces in her hand. “No, not the laces,” Lindsey said. “Steve is twisted. ” She looked up and noticed that Mimi was suddenly near tears. Lindsey sat up and patted Mimi’s shoulder. ” Lindsey gave her friend a reassuring hug, trying not to inhale the residual toxic fumes from Mimi’s chemically singed hair.

Oh, don’t worry about that,” Mimi said. She sniffled a little, loosened an arm from their embrace, and reached for a tissue. Lindsey picked up the sandal and readjusted the straps to their proper form. She smiled sympathetically. ” Driving home with the luxurious sweater resting on the passenger seat, Lindsey cranked up the radio as it played “Turning Japanese” by the Vapors. “I got plans for you,” she said to the sweater as she sang along all the way down Bush Street, making all the green lights.

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