Author Jean Kwok turns her own family tragedy into moving tale about love, loss and racism

//Author Jean Kwok turns her own family tragedy into moving tale about love, loss and racism

Author Jean Kwok turns her own family tragedy into moving tale about love, loss and racism

Searching for Sylvie Lee, by Jean Kwok. Published by William Morrow. 4/5 starsIn 2009, Hong Kong-born Jean Kwok’s older brother, Kwan, disappeared. A physicist with a passion for flying, he was piloting a twin-engined plane from Texas to his home in Virginia one November day, and was never seen alive again.After about a week of searching, Kwan Kwok’s body was found amid wreckage in the mountains of West Virginia. Jean Kwok has said that her brother’s death broke her family. “We are all still…

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