Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Wings of Silk


Historical Fiction

Date to be Published: November 2, 2021

Publisher: Acorn Publishing

After surviving a childhood under the oppressive rule of Chairman Mao’s “Cultural Revolution", a young, courageous teenager abandons her life in China for the freedom of the unknown in America.

Arriving at the New York City doorstep of family members she’s never met, Ying-Ying has been promised they’ll help her learn English and accomplish her dream of attaining a college degree.

But weeks later, she’s kicked without explanation.

Now a homeless immigrant, Ying-Ying must learn who to trust, how to find work, and how to succeed in a bustling metropolis that looks the other way.

Overcoming obstacles of abandonment, heartbreak, and injustice, in a foreign land, she never gives up on becoming a woman who will impact the world. An incredible story of second chances and fierce determination, Wings of Silk, reminds the reader that underneath the fragile form of an individual, a strong and resilient heart is always ready to take flight.

About The Author

Li-Ying Lundquist was born and raised in China living under the strict regime of Chairman Mao’s “Cultural Revolution.” The daughter of intellectual parents, her life was in constant danger and she grew up believing that academic performance and perfectionism were the keys to survival and fulfillment.

After high school, following a strong desire to find freedom and get to know family members who lived in the United States, Li-Ying left her life in China to pursue the American dream.

Overcoming the plights of a young immigrant who did not speak the language, Li-Ying obtained her Master’s in Computer Science from a prestigious university and became a successful lead engineer. While working for AT&T Bell Labs, her team made the world’s first “Text Message” for mobile phones.

Today she is happily married to a wonderful man and has two darling sons who she loves with all her heart. She is an advocate for living a life of freedom founded on self-respect and pursuing happiness.

She hopes readers of Wings of Silk will be inspired by the lessons of forgiveness, grace, and God’s powerful love.

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