Crazy Rich AsiansPaperback - 2014
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"A perfect summer read - funny, fun plot, not too serious. I'll read the whole trilogy this summer!" - Jennifer
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“She wasn’t a rebel, because to call her one would imply that she was breaking the rules”
― Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians
“Just because some people actually work for their money doesn’t mean they are beneath you.”
“But there must be something we can do.”
“Doing nothing can sometimes be the most effective form of action,” Sophie remarked. “If you do nothing, you’ll be sending a clear message: that you’re stronger than they think you are. Not to mention a lot classier. Think about it.”
"I have no idea who these people are. But I can tell you one thing - these people are richer than God." -Peik Lin (pg 123)
Eleanor had a long-held theory about men. She truly believed that for most men, all that talk of “being in love” or “finding the right one” was absolute nonsense. Marriage was purely a matter of timing, and whenever a man was finally done sowing his wild oats and ready to settle down, whichever girl happened to be there at the time would be the right one.
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