Cecily Wong

Cecily Wong is Chinese-Hawaiian. She was born on Oahu and raised in Oregon. Diamond Head grew from family stories told to her by her parents and grandparents. Wong graduated from Barnard College, where the first pages of this novel won the Peter S. Prescott Prize for Prose Writing. She lives in New York City.

Diamond Head by Cecily Wong Book Review
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Diamond Head by Cecily Wong Book Review

Synopsis: “A sweeping debut, crossing from China to Hawaii, that follows three generations of a wealthy dynasty whose rise and decline is riddled with secrets and tragic love—from a young, powerful new voice in fiction. Frank Leong, a prominent shipping industrialist and head of the celebrated Leong family, brings his loved ones from China to…