(1968 - )
Jamie Ford is the great grandson of Nevada mining pioneer Min Chung, who emigrated from China to San Francisco in 1865, where he adopted the western name 'Ford', thus confusing countless generations. Ford's debut novel, Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a New York Times bestseller, and has been awarded the 2010 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature. It has been translated into twenty-nine languages. Having grown up near Seattle's Chinatown, Ford now lives in Montana with his wife and children.
Jamie Ford recommends
"A heartrending journey through love and sin, guilt and loss. A thoroughly captivating tale."
How to Be an American Housewife (2010)
"Tender and captivating."
Up from the Blue (2010)
"Beautiful and maddening, hopeful and condemning, simple, yet like a knot that takes a lifetime to untangle... A heartbreaking, rewarding story that still haunts me."
Learning to Swim (2011)
(Troy Chance, book 1)
Sara J Henry
"A mesmerizing confluence of intrigue and suspense."
The World As We Know It (2011)
"A tender, gentle, achingly beautiful tale that is impossible to put down."
Love Water Memory (2013)
"A beautiful novel about vwhat the mind forgets and what the heart remembers. A captivating read from start to finish."
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