What We Were Promised: the plot comes to a head at the Shanghai Expo.

Chinese American’s debut novel of Chinese expat life a clever examination of memory and what we make of the cards we’re dealt

What We Were Promised, the story of a well-off Chinese couple who move to the US and back again, is full of twists, insights into Chinese culture. and has an ending that reveals hidden truths

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What We Were Promised: the plot comes to a head at the Shanghai Expo.
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Mike Cormack

Mike Cormack

Mike Cormack is a writer, editor and reviewer mostly focusing on China, where he lived from 2007-2014. He was the editor of Agenda Beijing.