by Lillian Li
Reviewed by Janet:
When Jimmie Han inherited the Beijing Duck House from his father, he inherited his father’s vision of a Chinese restaurant in the United States, as well as the staff, the menu, and the décor. Yet as Jimmie is about to open his own restaurant, a tragedy shakes his plans to their foundation. A hopeful story that explores themes of youth and aging, as well as the opposing dynamics of family life.