"I had hoped to read the book before seeing the movie - but the hold took so long to get that it didn't work out that way. As it turned out, however, I'm actually glad I saw the movie first. It helped me to visualize how crazy rich (i.e. how crazy,..."
Envisioning a summer vacation in the humble Singapore home of a boy she hopes to marry, Chinese American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes their son's relationship with an American girl.
"Ms Ng is a modern day Jane Austen. She understands her subjects well and writes about them brilliantly. She doesn't try to overreach by taking on too large of a subject - and yet in her careful analysis covers all the major themes of modern living..."