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Shanghai Baby

by Wei Hui [edition - 2001]
ASIN: 0743421566

Monica wrote us:

Every chapter begins with a song quote. The first chapter begins with a Joni song quote.

Chapter One: encounter with my lover

Well, there's a wide wide world of noble causes
And lovely landscapes to discover
But all I really want to do right now
Is find another lover!
--Joni Mitchell

My name is Nikki but my friends all call me Coco after Coco Chanel, a French lady who lived to be almost ninety. She's my idol, after Henry Miller. Every morning when I open my eyes I wonder what I can do to make myself famous. It's become my ambition, almost my raison d'tre, to burst upon the city like fireworks.

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Thank you, Monica!

(Contributed by Monica)

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